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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +41 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 62 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.44% 1.01% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 1.27% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 14
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.85%  
10th Percentile £240 £205 £299
90th Percentile £498 £741 £553
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.56 - £39.50
10th Percentile £25.76 - £39.25
90th Percentile £31.76 - £39.75
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £23.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +8.95% -41.77%  

Continuous 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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1475 1580 1804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.94% 79.96% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2789 3350 4124
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £267 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 290 241
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
10th Percentile £12.27 £15.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.75 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +2 24 £350 -50.07% 1
Hook +21 10 £240 +37.93%
Portsmouth 0 7 £325 +32.65% 1
Southampton - 5 £350 - 3
Winchester +13 3 £350 -30.00%
Farnborough - 2 £425 - 3
Fareham -3 1 £400 +60.00%
Havant - 1 - - 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (31.37%) Telecoms
2 30 (29.41%) ITIL
2 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.51%) Security Cleared
4 22 (21.57%) Degree
5 20 (19.61%) Project Management
6 15 (14.71%) Service Management
6 15 (14.71%) Linux
6 15 (14.71%) C#
7 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.73%) Management Information System
7 14 (13.73%) Finance
7 14 (13.73%) Capacity Management
8 13 (12.75%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (12.75%) Remedy
8 13 (12.75%) BMC
8 13 (12.75%) CMDB
9 12 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (11.76%) Netcool
9 12 (11.76%) DSDM
9 12 (11.76%) ITIL V3
9 12 (11.76%) Presales
10 11 (10.78%) User Experience
10 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (10.78%) SQL
10 11 (10.78%) .NET
10 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
10 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering

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 5 (4.90%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) PowerExchange
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Primavera
2 1 (0.98%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) 4G
2 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 4 (3.92%) LTE
2 4 (3.92%) MVNO
3 3 (2.94%) CDMA
3 3 (2.94%) GSM
3 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.94%) TETRA
3 3 (2.94%) Wireless
3 3 (2.94%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) BGP
5 1 (0.98%) IPsec
5 1 (0.98%) MPLS
5 1 (0.98%) OSPF
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.88%) DB2
3 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.92%) PowerCenter
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (1.96%) Kalido
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.90%) GDB
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (31.37%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.73%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.67%) Developer
2 14 (13.73%) Architect
3 12 (11.76%) Service Architect
4 10 (9.80%) Data Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Operations Support Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) BSS Architect
8 5 (4.90%) ITIL Service Architect
8 5 (4.90%) OSS Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Remedy Architect
9 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) .NET
2 9 (8.82%) XML
3 6 (5.88%) jQuery
4 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.90%) CSS
4 5 (4.90%) Web Services
5 4 (3.92%) JSON
6 3 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.94%) HTML
6 3 (2.94%) JAAS
6 3 (2.94%) Java EE
6 3 (2.94%) JMS
6 3 (2.94%) JMX
6 3 (2.94%) JNDI
6 3 (2.94%) Kafka
6 3 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.94%) RESTful
6 3 (2.94%) Spring
6 3 (2.94%) WCF
6 3 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.75%) CMDB
3 11 (10.78%) User Experience
4 9 (8.82%) Smart Meter
5 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.92%) AS400
6 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.98%) DataPower
8 1 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.98%) HACMP
8 1 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.82%) Unix
4 7 (6.86%) Windows
5 4 (3.92%) Android
5 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.96%) AIX
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (29.41%) ITIL
2 20 (19.61%) Project Management
3 15 (14.71%) Service Management
4 14 (13.73%) Capacity Management
4 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 13 (12.75%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (11.76%) DSDM
6 12 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 12 (11.76%) Presales
7 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.78%) Supplier Management
8 10 (9.80%) Code Optimisation
8 10 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (9.80%) SDLC
8 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.82%) MVC
9 9 (8.82%) Service Design
10 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) C#
2 11 (10.78%) SQL
3 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.84%) C
4 8 (7.84%) Java
5 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.88%) Perl
6 4 (3.92%) RPG
6 4 (3.92%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.96%) C++
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.98%) Jython
8 1 (0.98%) Korn
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.57%) Degree
3 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (5.88%) HNC
6 5 (4.90%) HND
7 4 (3.92%) RHCE
8 3 (2.94%) CISSP
8 3 (2.94%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.98%) APMP
9 1 (0.98%) CCNP
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.98%) ISEB
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (4.90%) PMO
4 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.96%) GDPR
6 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) Netcool
2 7 (6.86%) Cobbler
2 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.98%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.98%) Nessus
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) BMC
2 13 (12.75%) Remedy
3 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.86%) Arqiva
5 6 (5.88%) IBM
6 5 (4.90%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) Informatica
7 4 (3.92%) Motorola
8 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 3 (2.94%) Telerik
9 2 (1.96%) Adobe
9 2 (1.96%) Ariba
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco
9 2 (1.96%) Splunk
10 1 (0.98%) Assembla
10 1 (0.98%) F5
10 1 (0.98%) IFS
10 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.98%) Xamarin