The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.58% 1.90% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 2.26% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +7.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £401
% change year-on-year +5.61% -5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -16.00% +7.52%  

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 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 111 133 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 84.73% 84.18% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 93 77
Median daily rate £400 £405 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £265
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% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 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 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Middlesex

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Middlesex

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Middlesex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Middlesex

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Middlesex

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) HNC
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
5 1 (11.11%) Record to Report
5 1 (11.11%) PMO
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) PMI

Process 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Record to Report
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) HNC
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft