The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 56 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.82% 2.33% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 3.09% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
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£360 £422 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £20.01
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +49.96%
Continuous Improvement
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 356 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.67% 75.42% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 241 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 4 £360 -13.96% 3
Sunderland -3 1 £400 -5.88%
Continuous Improvement
North East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Problem Management
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 5 (29.41%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Replication
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Report Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
1 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Developer
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
3 5 (29.41%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
2 4 (23.53%) QA
3 3 (17.65%) SLA
4 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint