The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Business Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 97
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £415 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -20.78% -9.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.75 -

Business 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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1492 1273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.13% 82.16% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 898 677
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.69% +17.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.70 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in Manchester

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 4 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SAP PP
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SAP PP-PI
3 2 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SAP MII
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP MII
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PP Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PP Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) BPMN
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP