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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.85% 0.71% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.97% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £456 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.79% +127.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +4.76%
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
509 414 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 72.51% 73.02% 64.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 266 257
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 29
Average hourly rate £22.69 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £41.50
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 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
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 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
Swindon -1 9 £320 -25.58%
Chippenham - 2 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (63.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Change Management
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Benchmarking
5 7 (36.84%) Analytics
6 6 (31.58%) Dependency Management
6 6 (31.58%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
6 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
7 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (26.32%) Web Design
7 5 (26.32%) Intranet
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Photoshop
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Publishing
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) CMS
9 2 (10.53%) DMAIC
9 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
9 2 (10.53%) FMCG
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Change Control
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Photoshop
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Publishing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Content Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Web Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Web Content Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Improvement Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Benchmarking
3 7 (36.84%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Dependency Management
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
4 6 (31.58%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Web Design
5 5 (26.32%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Process Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) DMAIC
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft