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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 111 114 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing BPR 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.17% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.23% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £451 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +94.80%
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
1754 1766 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 75.37% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 927 590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 137 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 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
Coventry +8 2 £400 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (43.75%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Google
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) BCP
5 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) MS Access
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) RAD
5 3 (18.75%) RUP
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HR Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (18.75%) BCP
5 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) RAD
5 3 (18.75%) RUP
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PMP
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Northgate
3 1 (6.25%) SAP