The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 542 521 491
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -30
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 52 56 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 46
Average daily rate
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£416 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £378 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £543 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £438 £381
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41723 38970 41840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.26% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25824 23860 24171
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1047 1500
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.29% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK.

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 19 August 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
England -32 48 £425 -5.29% 17
London +23 19 £416 -19.56% 5
South East -1 11 £399 -8.74% 1
Northamptonshire +4 5 £450 -5.26% 3
East Midlands -4 5 £450 -5.26% 3
South West -33 5 £500 +19.04% 2
Scotland -18 3 £315 -25.88%
North West - 3 £213 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 2
Manchester - 3 £213 - 2
Swindon - 3 £500 -
City of London +17 2 £500 +6.95%
Berkshire +7 2 - - 1
West Sussex +1 2 £440 -
Northampton -2 2 £475 -0.10% 3
Reading - 2 - -
Leeds +4 1 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 1 £375 -15.73% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £375 -15.73% 1
Glasgow -14 1 - -
Bristol -25 1 £620 +47.61% 2
Gatwick - 1 £440 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement.

1 37 (36.63%) Business Analysis
2 36 (35.64%) Finance
3 33 (32.67%) Process Improvement
4 27 (26.73%) Project Management
5 18 (17.82%) Oracle
6 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (14.85%) Banking
7 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
7 15 (14.85%) UML
7 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.85%) Six Sigma
8 14 (13.86%) CRM
9 13 (12.87%) Workflow
10 12 (11.88%) Risk Management
10 12 (11.88%) Degree
11 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
11 11 (10.89%) Change Management
11 11 (10.89%) SAP
12 10 (9.90%) MS Project
12 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (8.91%) Data Analysis
13 9 (8.91%) SQL
13 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.92%) ITIL
14 8 (7.92%) ISEB
14 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.92%) Migration
14 8 (7.92%) PMI
14 8 (7.92%) PMI Certification

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.99%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Project
2 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.94%) MS Office
5 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.99%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (3.96%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.99%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.99%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.99%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Force.com
1 1 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) LAN
1 3 (2.97%) WAN
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
1 3 (2.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) VLAN
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Rational Rose
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 15 (14.85%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Back Office
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.99%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (53.47%) Analyst
2 49 (48.51%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Senior Business Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Project Manager
4 14 (13.86%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) E-Business Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Business Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Payments Business Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Six Sigma Specialist
9 3 (2.97%) Process Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) JSP
1 2 (1.98%) SOAP
1 2 (1.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.99%) JPA
2 1 (0.99%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) Flash
2 1 (0.99%) OLE
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.92%) PMI
3 4 (3.96%) APACS
3 4 (3.96%) FMCG
3 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.96%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.98%) NHS
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) Business Analysis
2 33 (32.67%) Process Improvement
3 27 (26.73%) Project Management
4 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
5 15 (14.85%) UML
5 15 (14.85%) Six Sigma
6 14 (13.86%) CRM
7 13 (12.87%) Workflow
8 12 (11.88%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.89%) Change Management
10 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (8.91%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.92%) Migration
12 8 (7.92%) ITIL
12 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.92%) Business Transformation
13 7 (6.93%) Validation
13 7 (6.93%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 1 (0.99%) VB
2 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.99%) ABAP
2 1 (0.99%) VBA
2 1 (0.99%) VB6
2 1 (0.99%) R
2 1 (0.99%) C
2 1 (0.99%) C#
2 1 (0.99%) Java
2 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) PMI Certification
2 8 (7.92%) ISEB
3 7 (6.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Siebel Certification
5 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.98%) PMP
6 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CISA
6 2 (1.98%) GIAC
6 2 (1.98%) CISSP
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.99%) MCSE
7 1 (0.99%) CCIE
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (1.98%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.89%) SAP
4 3 (2.97%) Siebel
4 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.97%) Casewise
5 2 (1.98%) Citrix
5 2 (1.98%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) BT
6 1 (0.99%) Dell
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.99%) Pega
6 1 (0.99%) Niku
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