Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 110 117
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7 +36
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 97 62 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.73% 1.59% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.98% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 45
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £240 £135 £266
90th Percentile £525 £545 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £399
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.57% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £32.00 £45.91 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.29% +16.22% +116.44%
10th Percentile £31.50 £34.06 £39.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £56.75 £39.75
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.34% +91.18% -8.72%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2835 3131 3659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.70% 80.30% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 2010 2254
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 164 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Basingstoke -6 30 £400 -
Hook +17 14 £240 +37.93%
Portsmouth +13 14 £400 +63.27% 3
Southampton +9 6 £365 -18.89%
Andover - 5 £400 -
Farnborough +6 4 £375 -18.92% 5
Winchester -4 4 £350 -18.84% 3
Fareham -2 2 £405 +62.00% 4
Havant -3 1 - - 2
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 31 (31.96%) ITIL
2 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
2 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.77%) Degree
4 22 (22.68%) SDLC
5 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
6 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.49%) Code Optimisation
8 14 (14.43%) Project Management
8 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (13.40%) Software Delivery
9 13 (13.40%) Linux
9 13 (13.40%) C#
10 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
10 12 (12.37%) Finance
10 12 (12.37%) Runbook
11 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.34%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (10.31%) JIRA
12 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.31%) .NET
12 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
12 10 (10.31%) Service Management

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (8.25%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.25%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
3 2 (2.06%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) 4G
2 4 (4.12%) MVNO
2 4 (4.12%) SNMP
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.12%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.09%) CDMA
3 3 (3.09%) GSM
3 3 (3.09%) LTE
3 3 (3.09%) PuTTY
3 3 (3.09%) TETRA
3 3 (3.09%) WinSCP
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.03%) DAB
5 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.25%) PowerCenter
3 5 (5.15%) DB2
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.06%) Kalido
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.31%) JIRA
3 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.19%) GDB
4 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.12%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.12%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
5 4 (4.12%) StarTeam
6 3 (3.09%) Ant
6 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.09%) TestNG
7 1 (1.03%) NUnit
7 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (29.90%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.37%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (16.49%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Support Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Architect
4 13 (13.40%) Data Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Operations Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Operations Support Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Informatica Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Service Architect
9 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Network Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.09%) Service Manager
12 3 (3.09%) Systems Test Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (5.15%) jQuery
3 5 (5.15%) Web Services
4 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.09%) CSS
5 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.06%) WPF
5 2 (2.06%) XML
6 1 (1.03%) HTML
6 1 (1.03%) JSON
6 1 (1.03%) Kafka
6 1 (1.03%) RESTful
6 1 (1.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) User Experience
3 8 (8.25%) CMDB
3 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.12%) AS400
5 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) PMI
7 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) Android
3 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Unix
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) ITIL
2 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.68%) SDLC
4 18 (18.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (16.49%) Code Optimisation
6 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (14.43%) Project Management
7 13 (13.40%) Software Delivery
8 12 (12.37%) Runbook
9 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.34%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.31%) Scrum
10 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
10 10 (10.31%) Service Management
10 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.28%) Migration
11 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) C#
2 9 (9.28%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) Lua
4 4 (4.12%) RPG
4 4 (4.12%) RPG IV
5 3 (3.09%) F#
5 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.09%) SQL
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) Bourne shell
6 2 (2.06%) C
6 2 (2.06%) Korn
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.15%) HNC
6 3 (3.09%) CCNP
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.06%) CCNA
7 2 (2.06%) CCSA
7 2 (2.06%) HND
7 2 (2.06%) ISEB
7 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ACCA
8 1 (1.03%) APMP
8 1 (1.03%) CIMA
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) vSphere
2 2 (2.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Netcool
2 1 (1.03%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) BMC
2 8 (8.25%) Informatica
2 8 (8.25%) Remedy
3 6 (6.19%) Pega
4 5 (5.15%) Motorola
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 4 (4.12%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) HP
6 3 (3.09%) Software AG
6 3 (3.09%) Telerik
6 3 (3.09%) webMethods
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) Netezza
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) Xamarin