The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 9 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.92% 2.04% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 2.70% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.50% -19.77%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
32 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 62.75% 75.51% 59.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 28
Median daily rate £363 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +4 1 - - 1
Malvern - 1 £425 - 1
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy