The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.59% 1.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £510 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £376
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 134 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 73.81% 84.28% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 41
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Watford region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) IOS XR

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (33.33%) DWDM
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
1 1 (33.33%) FWSM
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Service Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Supply Chain Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Brocade
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed