The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 121 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.90% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.29% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Average daily rate £225 £370 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £512 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 13 £213 -50.00% 14
Gloucestershire -2 3 - - 3
Devon -4 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -19 1 - - 4
Dorset - - - - 3
Somerset - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) MS Office
3 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.83%) Banking
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) VBA
7 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) MS Access
8 7 (14.58%) Windows
8 7 (14.58%) ITIL
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.42%) Data Governance
10 5 (10.42%) Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) Direct Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) Data Security
10 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.42%) Customer Insight
10 5 (10.42%) Analytics
11 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.33%) ISO 9001
11 4 (8.33%) Oracle
11 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco
11 4 (8.33%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) MS Access
2 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.25%) EDRMS
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (6.25%) IT Support
4 3 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) MI Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Service Improvement Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Report Developer
5 2 (4.17%) E-Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.25%) Solaris
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Governance
5 5 (10.42%) Direct Marketing
5 5 (10.42%) Data Security
5 5 (10.42%) Customer Insight
5 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) VBA
3 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.08%) CISA
6 1 (2.08%) CIMA
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Progress
Bristol, Avon
Experis Engineering
Rate: £20.00 - £22.00 per hour + Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
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Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 22 days ago