The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.91% 3.53% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 5.09% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Median daily rate £350 £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +19.56%  

Continuous Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 216 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 88.18% 69.23% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 337 438
Median daily rate £356 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.23% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £728 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 54 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.57% +16.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £17.45 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.75 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Basingstoke

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Basingstoke

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
1 13 (52.00%) BMC
2 12 (48.00%) Netcool
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (48.00%) DSDM
2 12 (48.00%) Remedy
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Service Management
2 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) CMDB
2 12 (48.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL V3
2 12 (48.00%) Presales
3 11 (44.00%) User Experience
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (28.00%) Supplier Management
6 7 (28.00%) SLA
6 7 (28.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Service Design
6 7 (28.00%) Compliance Management
6 7 (28.00%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (28.00%) Demand Management
6 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (20.00%) GDB
7 5 (20.00%) 4G

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) 4G
2 4 (16.00%) MVNO
3 3 (12.00%) CDMA
3 3 (12.00%) GSM
3 3 (12.00%) LTE
3 3 (12.00%) TETRA
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) GDB
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
1 12 (48.00%) Service Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) BSS Architect
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Service Architect
3 5 (20.00%) OSS Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Remedy Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Software Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.00%) XSD
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) CMDB
2 11 (44.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) DSDM
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL V3
2 12 (48.00%) Presales
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (28.00%) Compliance Management
4 7 (28.00%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (28.00%) Demand Management
4 7 (28.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Service Design
4 7 (28.00%) Supplier Management
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Jython
1 1 (4.00%) Korn
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) BMC
2 12 (48.00%) Remedy
3 4 (16.00%) Motorola
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) IBM