Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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.

Continual Improvement
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 19 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.85% 3.55% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 4.48% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Gloucestershire median daily rate £388 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% -9.72% -29.69%
10th Percentile £328 £319 £292
90th Percentile £461 £491 £500
South West median daily rate £402 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.65% +12.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £29.88 £28.75 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

Continuous 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 540 737 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.08% 79.33% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 431 461
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £219 £213
90th Percentile £553 £550 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 68 41
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -8.43% +12.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.40 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.23 £46.45 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucester - 7 £400 - 3
Berkeley - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (47.37%) Change Control
4 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
5 8 (42.11%) Project Management
5 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
5 8 (42.11%) Requirements Management
6 7 (36.84%) Document Management
6 7 (36.84%) C
7 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Nortel
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WLAN
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
9 4 (21.05%) Siemens
9 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
1 5 (26.32%) WLAN
2 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) DataStage
1 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Control Officer
1 7 (36.84%) Project Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Information Governance Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Change Control
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Requirements Management
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) Document Management
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
7 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (5.26%) Line Management
9 1 (5.26%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Nortel
2 4 (21.05%) Siemens
3 2 (10.53%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Meraki
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) NEC
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata