The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 37 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.04% 1.59% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.65% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£275 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +12.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £15.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+106.63% -3.21%
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 226 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.29% 59.95% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 108 123
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 19
Average hourly rate £15.73 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.69 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Sheffield -2 3 £275 -31.25% 2
Doncaster - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Continuous Improvement
Yorkshire

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Brocade
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Sun
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects