Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Performance Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Improvement over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Performance Improvement
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 109 126
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £346 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -13.44% +53.85%
10th Percentile £209 £313 £365
90th Percentile £555 £384 £425
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £28.37 - -
South East median hourly rate £28.37 - -

Performance Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1930 1472 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.71% 84.16% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 802 1108
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £235 £238
90th Percentile £537 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 60 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £9.72 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.65 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Performance Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Performance Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Improvement in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 7 £215 -
Milton Keynes -28 2 £425 +22.74% 1
Performance Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) PMP
2 8 (61.54%) PMI Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Facilities Management
2 8 (61.54%) PMO
3 7 (53.85%) Contingency Planning
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (53.85%) DMAIC
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Six Sigma
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (7.69%) CIMA
7 1 (7.69%) ACCA
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis

Performance Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) FMCG Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Major Incident Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Facilities Management
2 8 (61.54%) Portfolio Management
2 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
3 7 (53.85%) Contingency Planning
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (53.85%) DMAIC
4 6 (46.15%) Six Sigma
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) PMI Certification
1 8 (61.54%) PMP
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ACCA
3 1 (7.69%) CIMA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Computacenter