The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Devon / Exeter
Rank 28 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.66% 1.33% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.61% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £205 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £403
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -16.00% +7.52%  

Process 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 Exeter with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 123 62 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 81.46% 82.67% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 24
Median daily rate £375 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Exeter

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Exeter

Process Improvement
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) CIO
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared