The table below looks at the statistics for BPR skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPR over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 99 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing BPR 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.61% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £274 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £395 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
BPR
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

BPR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BPR
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region.

BPR Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

BPR Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BPR
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region.

BPR Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BPR
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Warwickshire -1 3 £310 -17.44%
Birmingham -3 2 £375 +50.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £200 -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BPR 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 BPR.

1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) Websense
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BPR 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 BPR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Websense