The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 530 518 481
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -37
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 103 92 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 66
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £265 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.13 - -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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 Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
England +8 98 £420 -6.66% 38
London -15 32 £475 +5.55% 21
South East -3 28 £355 -9.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £344 +186.45% 1
Milton Keynes +4 13 £344 +186.45% 1
North West -24 11 £423 +60.95% 2
West Midlands +15 9 £355 -5.33%
City of London +7 8 £488 +2.63% 3
East Midlands -14 5 £425 -5.55%
Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
Surrey - 5 £400 - 3
Berkshire -3 4 £250 -41.17% 1
Northamptonshire -4 4 £425 +41.66%
Cheshire -10 4 - -
South West -12 4 £350 -41.66% 4
Staffordshire - 4 £368 -
Manchester - 4 £423 - 2
Leeds - 4 £365 -
Northampton -2 3 £425 +73.46%
Oxfordshire -14 3 £355 -1.38%
Warwickshire - 3 £260 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £490 - 1
Bristol -4 2 £346 -44.19%
Reading -7 2 - -
Gloucestershire -10 2 £450 - 1
North East - 2 £775 -
East of England - 2 £363 - 2
Warwick - 2 £200 -
Leicestershire -1 1 £550 -

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 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 Process Improvement.

1 60 (31.75%) Finance
2 45 (23.81%) Business Process Improvement
3 43 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (21.16%) Six Sigma
5 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
6 33 (17.46%) Business Analysis
7 26 (13.76%) Change Management
7 26 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (12.17%) Banking
9 22 (11.64%) Lean Six Sigma
9 22 (11.64%) .NET
10 20 (10.58%) ITIL
10 20 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (10.05%) Windows
12 18 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (8.99%) Project Management
13 17 (8.99%) Process Management
14 16 (8.47%) Retail
15 15 (7.94%) Degree
15 15 (7.94%) XML
15 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
15 15 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 14 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (7.41%) SDLC
16 14 (7.41%) SharePoint
16 14 (7.41%) C#
17 13 (6.88%) MS Project
17 13 (6.88%) Kofax
17 13 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
18 12 (6.35%) Mentoring

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.70%) Documentum
3 3 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.06%) SAS
4 2 (1.06%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.06%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.88%) MS Project
3 8 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.17%) MS Office
5 4 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) ATM
2 5 (2.65%) HTTP
3 4 (2.12%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) IPsec
4 2 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
4 2 (1.06%) DNS
4 2 (1.06%) DHCP
4 2 (1.06%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.53%) SMTP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) CTI
5 1 (0.53%) X.400
5 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 60 (31.75%) Finance
2 23 (12.17%) Banking
3 16 (8.47%) Retail
4 6 (3.17%) Marketing
4 6 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) Automotive
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (38.62%) Analyst
2 53 (28.04%) Business Analyst
3 28 (14.81%) Process Analyst
4 24 (12.70%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.99%) Business Process Analyst
6 15 (7.94%) Change Manager
7 12 (6.35%) Architect
7 12 (6.35%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Consultant
9 8 (4.23%) Process Manager
10 7 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Quality Manager
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Process Consultant
12 5 (2.65%) Business Change Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Business Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Implementation Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.64%) .NET
2 15 (7.94%) XML
3 9 (4.76%) ADO
3 9 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.59%) J2EE
4 3 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.06%) Middleware
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) COM
6 1 (0.53%) HTML
6 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.12%) User Experience
4 3 (1.59%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (1.06%) Statistics
5 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.53%) PMI
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.17%) UNIX
3 5 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.12%) Linux
5 3 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.81%) Business Process Improvement
2 43 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (21.16%) Six Sigma
4 33 (17.46%) Business Analysis
5 26 (13.76%) Change Management
6 22 (11.64%) Lean Six Sigma
7 20 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.58%) ITIL
8 18 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (8.99%) Project Management
9 17 (8.99%) Process Management
10 15 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (7.41%) SDLC
11 14 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (6.35%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.82%) Coaching
15 10 (5.29%) Project Planning
16 9 (4.76%) Document Management
16 9 (4.76%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.41%) C#
2 12 (6.35%) VB
3 9 (4.76%) SQL
4 6 (3.17%) C
5 3 (1.59%) Java
6 2 (1.06%) C++
6 2 (1.06%) VBScript
6 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (7.94%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (3.17%) ISEB
4 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.12%) ACCA
5 4 (2.12%) CIMA
6 3 (1.59%) PMP
7 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) MCP
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
8 1 (0.53%) HND
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.59%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.59%) GxP
4 1 (0.53%) GCP
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) SCCM
2 4 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.53%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.88%) Kofax
3 11 (5.82%) Oracle
4 9 (4.76%) SAP
4 9 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (1.06%) Remedy
5 2 (1.06%) IBM
5 2 (1.06%) Sun
5 2 (1.06%) BMC
6 1 (0.53%) CA
6 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.53%) Borland
6 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.53%) webMethods
6 1 (0.53%) Genesys
6 1 (0.53%) BEA
6 1 (0.53%) OpenText
6 1 (0.53%) TSYS
6 1 (0.53%) Tableau
6 1 (0.53%) Talend
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