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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 118 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing BPR 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.41% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£180 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £262 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £340 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.65 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.30%
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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
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 4 £180 -40.00%
Birmingham 0 1 - -
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (33.33%) Service Management
1 5 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Google Apps
2 4 (26.67%) Google
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
1 5 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Websense