The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / South East
Rank 137 132 137
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 118 148 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.53% 1.62% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.00% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 59
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.73 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +23.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.88 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% +8.69%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6276 7405 7740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.57% 81.20% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 4574 4231
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 269 273
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.60% +28.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.83
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Process Improvement in the South East

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Berkshire +9 33 £400 +3.22% 4
Hampshire +15 23 £400 -5.88% 9
West Sussex +21 21 £438 -7.89%
Surrey +9 9 £450 +5.88% 7
Oxfordshire -4 8 £538 +43.33% 3
Kent 0 7 £396 +120.13% 2
Middlesex +4 6 £350 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire -17 3 £463 +15.62% 4
East Sussex +5 1 £365 -21.50% 2
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 64 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.42%) Finance
3 50 (19.38%) Project Management
4 45 (17.44%) Oracle
5 38 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (13.95%) Scrum
6 36 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 33 (12.79%) Degree
8 31 (12.02%) SQL
9 30 (11.63%) JIRA
9 30 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (11.24%) Telecoms
11 27 (10.47%) Java
12 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
13 23 (8.91%) SAP
13 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (8.91%) Coaching
14 21 (8.14%) Mentoring
14 21 (8.14%) ITIL
14 21 (8.14%) CRM
14 21 (8.14%) HP
14 21 (8.14%) Service Delivery
14 21 (8.14%) Business Analysis
15 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
15 20 (7.75%) Linux
16 19 (7.36%) Unix
16 19 (7.36%) XML
17 18 (6.98%) Service Management
17 18 (6.98%) JavaScript
18 17 (6.59%) SharePoint

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.04%) Confluence
3 10 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.94%) nginx
5 5 (1.94%) SAP Portal
6 4 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.16%) IIS
7 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.78%) Apache
8 2 (0.78%) JBoss
8 2 (0.78%) Jetty
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.81%) MS Office
3 11 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.33%) MS Project
6 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.88%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.88%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (3.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (3.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (2.71%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.16%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.78%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.78%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.78%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.39%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.94%) Office 365
5 4 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (1.55%) Boomi
6 3 (1.16%) Google Play
6 3 (1.16%) SaaS
7 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.88%) LAN
2 9 (3.49%) SAN
3 8 (3.10%) WAN
4 6 (2.33%) Wireless
5 5 (1.94%) 3G
5 5 (1.94%) 4G
5 5 (1.94%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (1.94%) VPN
6 4 (1.55%) 2G
6 4 (1.55%) Firewall
6 4 (1.55%) FTP
6 4 (1.55%) LTE
7 3 (1.16%) Bluetooth
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.78%) ATM
8 2 (0.78%) IGMP
8 2 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (1.94%) Big Data
4 5 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.16%) MS Access
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.78%) DB2
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.78%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (11.63%) JIRA
2 14 (5.43%) Maven
3 11 (4.26%) Selenium
4 10 (3.88%) JUnit
4 10 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (3.49%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.10%) Subversion
7 7 (2.71%) Ant
7 7 (2.71%) LoadRunner
8 6 (2.33%) HP UFT
8 6 (2.33%) Mockito
8 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.55%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.55%) Gradle
10 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.39%) JMeter
12 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 63 (24.42%) Finance
2 29 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.49%) Legal
4 6 (2.33%) Back Office
4 6 (2.33%) Banking
5 5 (1.94%) Front Office
5 5 (1.94%) Retail
6 4 (1.55%) Law
7 3 (1.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.16%) Billing
7 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.78%) French Language
8 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (29.46%) Analyst
2 46 (17.83%) Business Analyst
3 32 (12.40%) Developer
4 19 (7.36%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.81%) Process Analyst
6 13 (5.04%) Consultant
7 12 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (3.88%) Oracle Business Analyst
10 9 (3.49%) SAP Consultant
10 9 (3.49%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.10%) Architect
11 8 (3.10%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (3.10%) Requirements Engineer
11 8 (3.10%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.71%) Monitoring Specialist
12 7 (2.71%) Problem Manager
12 7 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
13 6 (2.33%) Pensions Analyst
13 6 (2.33%) Pensions Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.36%) XML
2 16 (6.20%) Spring
3 14 (5.43%) REST
3 14 (5.43%) Web Services
4 13 (5.04%) JMS
5 10 (3.88%) RESTful
6 9 (3.49%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.49%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.49%) Java EE
6 9 (3.49%) Middleware
7 8 (3.10%) jQuery
7 8 (3.10%) JSF
7 8 (3.10%) Node.js
7 8 (3.10%) SOAP
7 8 (3.10%) Spring MVC
7 8 (3.10%) XSD
8 7 (2.71%) Grails
8 7 (2.71%) Play Framework
8 7 (2.71%) React
9 6 (2.33%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.71%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.33%) CMDB
6 3 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Life Science
7 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.39%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.75%) Linux
2 19 (7.36%) Unix
3 15 (5.81%) Solaris
4 13 (5.04%) Windows
5 8 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.55%) Android
7 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) CentOS
8 2 (0.78%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.38%) Project Management
3 38 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (13.95%) Scrum
5 30 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (8.91%) Coaching
7 21 (8.14%) Business Analysis
7 21 (8.14%) CRM
7 21 (8.14%) ITIL
7 21 (8.14%) Mentoring
7 21 (8.14%) Service Delivery
8 18 (6.98%) Service Management
9 17 (6.59%) Business Process Improvement
9 17 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.59%) Problem Management
10 16 (6.20%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.20%) Matrix Organization
11 15 (5.81%) Six Sigma
12 14 (5.43%) RUP
12 14 (5.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.02%) SQL
2 27 (10.47%) Java
3 18 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.49%) ABAP
5 7 (2.71%) XPath
6 6 (2.33%) C#
6 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.16%) Perl
9 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.78%) C
9 2 (0.78%) C++
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.39%) R
10 1 (0.39%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.79%) Degree
2 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.43%) ISEB
3 14 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.71%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.33%) HNC
6 4 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.55%) CCNA
6 4 (1.55%) CCNP
6 4 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.55%) HND
7 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.16%) PMP
8 2 (0.78%) APMP
8 2 (0.78%) CISA
9 1 (0.39%) CBAP
9 1 (0.39%) CIMA
9 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) IIBA
9 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) SLA
2 10 (3.88%) PMO
3 8 (3.10%) QA
4 4 (1.55%) GDPR
5 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.16%) GAAP
5 3 (1.16%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.78%) P3O
6 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) COBIT
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) NFS
3 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.71%) Puppet
2 7 (2.71%) SCOM
3 6 (2.33%) Ansible
4 3 (1.16%) OPNET
4 3 (1.16%) SCCM
5 2 (0.78%) Netcool
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.39%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.39%) Nessus
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.39%) Nmap
6 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (17.44%) Oracle
2 36 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.91%) SAP
4 21 (8.14%) HP
5 16 (6.20%) IBM
6 12 (4.65%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.88%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.88%) CA
8 10 (3.88%) CA Agile Central
9 9 (3.49%) webMethods
10 7 (2.71%) Huawei
10 7 (2.71%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.33%) Adobe
12 5 (1.94%) NetApp
13 4 (1.55%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.55%) Cisco
13 4 (1.55%) Citrix
13 4 (1.55%) Dell
13 4 (1.55%) Palo Alto
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