Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 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.

Process Improvement
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +35
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.14% 2.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Chester median daily rate £330 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £450 £315
% change year-on-year -16.67% +42.86% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Process 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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 149 174 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 79.68% 82.86% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 150 192
Chester median daily rate £375 £359 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -10.31% -
10th Percentile £231 £212 £235
90th Percentile £468 £505 £490
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.21% +8.57% -22.22%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £20.14
% change year-on-year +8.23% -19.72% +13.35%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Chester

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Chester

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Chester over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Chester

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO