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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 112 80 110
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +30
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 30 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 1.24% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.74% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.23% +77.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £456 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.54% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
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
2432 1605 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.90% 71.08% 69.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1080 1288
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 152
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Gloucestershire -14 7 £640 - 5
Bristol -21 7 £660 +106.25% 9
Wiltshire -7 5 - - 13
Dorset - 5 £289 - 4
Devon - 4 £500 -
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (32.84%) Project Management
2 21 (31.34%) Finance
3 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (22.39%) Change Management
4 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
5 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
5 14 (20.90%) Coaching
6 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
7 11 (16.42%) SQL
7 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
8 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.43%) MS Project
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.94%) Benchmarking
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle
10 8 (11.94%) ITIL
10 8 (11.94%) Banking
10 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
11 7 (10.45%) Analytics
11 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.45%) MS Visio
11 7 (10.45%) MS Office
12 6 (8.96%) ISEB
12 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.96%) SLA
12 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
12 6 (8.96%) Degree
12 6 (8.96%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) SAS
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Project
3 7 (10.45%) MS Office
3 7 (10.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Intranet
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) LTE
3 1 (1.49%) GPRS
3 1 (1.49%) GSM
3 1 (1.49%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (5.97%) MS Access
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.99%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.49%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Publishing
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Local Government
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Content Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Web Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Web Content Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Coach
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Service Level Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Excel Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) Velocity
3 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) FMCG
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Project Management
2 15 (22.39%) Change Management
2 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.90%) Coaching
4 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
5 11 (16.42%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 8 (11.94%) Benchmarking
6 8 (11.94%) Process Improvement
7 7 (10.45%) Analytics
7 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.96%) Dependency Management
8 6 (8.96%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (8.96%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.46%) Change Control
9 5 (7.46%) Process Management
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
3 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) ISEB
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) GMP
3 1 (1.49%) Basel II
3 1 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Casewise
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
5 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.48%) Remedy
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