The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / Middlesex
Rank 7 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 10.00% 2.53% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 3.03% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Median daily rate £430 £225 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.11% -17.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £197 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £345 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% -5.58%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 110 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 84.62% 83.54% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 78
Median daily rate £400 £405 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £315 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Middlesex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
4 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
4 7 (36.84%) Demand Management
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Data Management
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) PMO
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
8 2 (10.53%) MS Project
8 2 (10.53%) MS Office
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
8 2 (10.53%) Document Management
8 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Time Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Service Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Master Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Transition Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
2 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
1 7 (36.84%) Demand Management
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Concur
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) OpenText