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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 116 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing BPR 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.70% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.04% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +29.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.75 £19.42
% change year-on-year
- -8.59%
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
1775 1440 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.20% 67.13% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 755 787
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 59 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (55.56%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) Local Government
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) PLM
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) PMI
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) PLM
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Capita