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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 74 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.66% 1.06% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.26% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 16
Median daily rate £440 £300 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -21.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
1032 714 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.86% 84.40% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 503 285
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 24
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.55% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 31 £440 +46.66% 2
Sunderland -1 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
North East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Migration
3 21 (33.33%) HP
3 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
5 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
6 16 (25.40%) Oracle
6 16 (25.40%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (25.40%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (23.81%) Workflow
7 15 (23.81%) SQL
7 15 (23.81%) XML
7 15 (23.81%) ITIL
7 15 (23.81%) Unix
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (23.81%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 14 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 14 (22.22%) General Ledger
9 11 (17.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (17.46%) Change Management
10 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
10 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) IaaS
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) ATM
3 1 (1.59%) BGP
3 1 (1.59%) GSM
3 1 (1.59%) IPv4
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) MegaStream
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.59%) SDH
3 1 (1.59%) UMTS
3 1 (1.59%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Selenium
3 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) General Ledger
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (19.05%) E-Business Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Service Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.17%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.17%) PMO Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Release Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.76%) RESTful
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) CMDB
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Unix
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Migration
2 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
3 15 (23.81%) Regression Testing
3 15 (23.81%) Workflow
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) Change Management
5 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.52%) DevOps
7 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Service Management
8 5 (7.94%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.94%) Project Governance
8 5 (7.94%) Quality Management
8 5 (7.94%) Service Design
8 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.35%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) Groovy
4 3 (4.76%) Scala
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) CAPM
5 1 (1.59%) CISM
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.35%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) HP
2 16 (25.40%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Remedy
4 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.35%) Siemens
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.59%) BT
7 1 (1.59%) Cadence
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.59%) Huawei
7 1 (1.59%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.59%) Nokia
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) TOWER Software