The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement 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 Continuous Improvement 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
Continual Improvement
Rank 90 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 0.89% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.32% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £160 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +42.85%
Continuous Improvement
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%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
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 Continuous Improvement 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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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
Birmingham +6 10 £400 +150.00% 6
Coventry -7 8 £353 -19.42% 1
Shropshire - 5 £450 -
Warwickshire -5 3 £425 +88.88% 6
West Bromwich - 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
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 Continuous Improvement 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) SAP
3 18 (21.18%) ITIL
3 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
4 17 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
5 16 (18.82%) Project Management
6 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
7 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
7 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.94%) Change Management
8 11 (12.94%) Performance Management
9 10 (11.76%) Degree
9 10 (11.76%) WFM
9 10 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (11.76%) SLA
10 9 (10.59%) Change Control
11 8 (9.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (9.41%) RNC
11 8 (9.41%) Six Sigma
11 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (9.41%) LAN
12 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (8.24%) Legal
12 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.06%) Migration
14 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
14 5 (5.88%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
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 Continuous Improvement 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Documentum
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
3 10 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.88%) MS Office
5 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) RNC
1 8 (9.41%) LAN
2 5 (5.88%) WAN
3 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) JMeter
1 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.53%) Maven
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Sourcing Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Architect
7 3 (3.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 3 (3.53%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (3.53%) SAP Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) Procurement Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) SAP Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Spring
1 4 (4.71%) Java EE
1 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.53%) J2EE
2 3 (3.53%) DCOM
2 3 (3.53%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) Vaadin
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.18%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.88%) PMI
2 3 (3.53%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) SCADA
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.18%) Economics
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
1 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.94%) Change Management
5 11 (12.94%) Performance Management
6 10 (11.76%) WFM
6 10 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (10.59%) Change Control
8 8 (9.41%) Six Sigma
9 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.06%) Migration
11 5 (5.88%) Service Management
11 5 (5.88%) OO
11 5 (5.88%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Jython
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 2 (2.35%) IIBA
5 2 (2.35%) CBAP
6 1 (1.18%) CIMA
6 1 (1.18%) HND
6 1 (1.18%) ACCA
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) APMP
6 1 (1.18%) MAPM
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) P3O
2 1 (1.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) WMI
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) SAP
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle
5 4 (4.71%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Cadence
6 1 (1.18%) Mercator
6 1 (1.18%) Primavera
6 1 (1.18%) CA
6 1 (1.18%) Nokia
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago