The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 39 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.77% 1.30% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.87% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£423 £299 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -40.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.09%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 268 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 73.48% 69.61% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 144 230
Average daily rate £400 £418 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +9.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
East Grinstead - 2 £340 -
Horsham - 2 £418 -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Smart Meter
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) TQM
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) PBX
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Validation Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Lean Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Operations
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Smart Meter
2 2 (18.18%) Learning Management System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) TQM
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Management
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GAMP
1 2 (18.18%) GMP
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco