The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.73% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£439 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £26.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -9.05%
Continuous Improvement
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
539 514 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.67% 74.49% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 342 252
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £20.22 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.42% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £22.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Swindon - 3 £388 - 8
Corsham - 2 £495 -
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Business Transformation
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) Replication
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (17.39%) Line Management
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) ISEB
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Process Management
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.70%) QA
9 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (30.43%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Process Owner
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Content Editor
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Transformation
3 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) Process Management
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) APMP
5 1 (4.35%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (13.04%) SLA
4 2 (8.70%) QA
5 1 (4.35%) COREP
5 1 (4.35%) FINREP
5 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.35%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
1 1 (4.35%) Nokia
1 1 (4.35%) Huawei
1 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks