The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 85 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.54% 0.39% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.53% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% +138.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £346 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £655 £161
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
944 945 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.95% 73.66% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 563 438
Average daily rate £375 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 53
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 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
Woking -1 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 3
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Coaching
4 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (17.65%) Kanban
7 5 (14.71%) QA
7 5 (14.71%) MS Office
8 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.76%) Spotfire
8 4 (11.76%) Business Development
9 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Change Control
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.82%) Law
9 3 (8.82%) Legal

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (14.71%) MS Office
4 1 (2.94%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.76%) Spotfire
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) DataStage
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.88%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.82%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) ScrumMaster
2 5 (14.71%) IT Procurement Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Procurement Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Sourcing Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Head of Security
5 2 (5.88%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Coaching
4 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.65%) Kanban
7 4 (11.76%) Business Development
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
7 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.88%) QMS
9 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) IRCA
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.88%) Capita
3 2 (5.88%) Axway
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Mercator
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) BMC