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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 123 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 21 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.54% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 8
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£475 £297 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.93% -15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £219 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £433 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.87 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +50.72%
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
2420 1555 1891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.58% 69.39% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1658 1018 1113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 104 129
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £13.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 2014.

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
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 24 November 2014. 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
Bristol -13 6 £425 +88.88% 10
Gloucestershire -17 4 - - 4
Wiltshire -25 4 £585 +46.25% 7
Dorset - 4 £428 - 3
Somerset - - - - 4
Devon - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (22.81%) Project Management
4 12 (21.05%) Change Management
5 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
6 9 (15.79%) Coaching
6 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
7 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
8 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.28%) Oracle
8 7 (12.28%) Analytics
8 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
9 6 (10.53%) Performance Management
9 6 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (10.53%) Change Control
9 6 (10.53%) Dependency Management
9 6 (10.53%) C
9 6 (10.53%) SQL
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) SLA
9 6 (10.53%) ISEB
9 6 (10.53%) Benchmarking
9 6 (10.53%) Banking
9 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.77%) Service Management
10 5 (8.77%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Project
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) LTE
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) GPRS
3 1 (1.75%) GSM
3 1 (1.75%) UMTS
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.75%) Yeoman
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Local Government
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Product Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Project Officer
6 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Service Level Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Velocity
2 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) GWT
3 1 (1.75%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) J2SE
3 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) FMCG
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.81%) Project Management
3 12 (21.05%) Change Management
4 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.79%) Coaching
5 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Analytics
6 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.53%) Dependency Management
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 6 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (10.53%) Change Control
7 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.53%) Benchmarking
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 5 (8.77%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) C
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.02%) Perl
2 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) ISEB
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) GMP
4 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.75%) Basel II
4 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (7.02%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) Casewise
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Sencha
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