Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 20 October 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.24% 1.97% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.46% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 8
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +16.60%
10th Percentile £348 £325 £393
90th Percentile £488 £419 £679
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £21.50 £22.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £16.25 £47.39
% change year-on-year +115.38% -65.71% +149.42%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 445 528 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 83.18% 79.88% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 318 307
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.16%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £166
90th Percentile £549 £511 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.25 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +28.13% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £21.06 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £30.08
% change year-on-year +36.36% -26.85% +53.25%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Liverpool -5 7 £419 +11.30% 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) French Language
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Lean Practitioner
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GDPR
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Concur
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow