The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 107 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 47 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 1.27% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.67% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +63.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.35 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £26.15 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £12.58
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +118.60%
Continuous Improvement
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2389 2282 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.75% 75.99% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1535 900
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 118 66
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +16.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +1 14 £388 +19.23% 7
Bristol -3 14 £350 +12.35% 9
Gloucestershire +1 7 £376 -41.21% 4
Dorset +6 6 £338 - 8
Cornwall - 4 - -
Devon - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (23.08%) ITIL
4 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
5 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.58%) Service Delivery
6 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
7 14 (15.38%) Change Control
8 13 (14.29%) Coaching
8 13 (14.29%) Project Management
9 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
10 10 (10.99%) Scrum
11 9 (9.89%) Programme Management
11 9 (9.89%) Retail
11 9 (9.89%) SQL
11 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
11 9 (9.89%) Web Development
11 9 (9.89%) Degree
12 8 (8.79%) Requirements Management
12 8 (8.79%) Information Assurance
12 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.79%) DV Cleared
12 8 (8.79%) C
12 8 (8.79%) Oracle
12 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (8.79%) Document Management
13 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
13 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
14 6 (6.59%) Data Protection

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) SAS
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) JBoss
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.10%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Toad
1 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.10%) Hudson
1 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.89%) Retail
4 6 (6.59%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Military
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) Project Officer
4 7 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Project Support Officer
5 6 (6.59%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (6.59%) Agile Coach
6 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) IT Support
6 5 (5.49%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Insight Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Quality Manager
9 2 (2.20%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) CSS
2 2 (2.20%) Velocity
3 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.10%) Leaflet
3 1 (1.10%) Flask
3 1 (1.10%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.10%) JSON
3 1 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Replication
3 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.20%) Social Media
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) UNIX
2 2 (2.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (23.08%) ITIL
3 16 (17.58%) Service Delivery
3 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Change Control
5 13 (14.29%) Project Management
5 13 (14.29%) Coaching
6 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.99%) Scrum
8 9 (9.89%) Programme Management
8 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
8 9 (9.89%) Web Development
9 8 (8.79%) Requirements Management
9 8 (8.79%) Information Assurance
9 8 (8.79%) Document Management
10 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) C
3 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.30%) C#
4 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.30%) VBA
5 2 (2.20%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) Ruby
6 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) Degree
3 8 (8.79%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.40%) ISEB
6 3 (3.30%) HNC
6 3 (3.30%) HND
6 3 (3.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (2.20%) APMP
7 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) OCP
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PMP
8 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.10%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) Basel II
2 4 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.30%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) COREP
4 1 (1.10%) FINREP
4 1 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.40%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.30%) Teradata
5 1 (1.10%) Huawei
5 1 (1.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) Nokia
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