The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 March 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 35 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.45% 3.13% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.86% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £212 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £558 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) ISMS
3 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
3 3 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) CISMP
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) CISM

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Information Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
2 2 (10.53%) DBA
2 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (10.53%) Senior DBA
2 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) ISMS
2 3 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) Conceptual Models
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CEH
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CISMP
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (10.53%) GPG13
3 2 (10.53%) RMADS
4 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.53%) BMC
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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