The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 - 144
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £353 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £476
% change year-on-year -15.78% -0.10%  
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Improvement in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Dorset - 2 £353 -
Somerset - 1 £270 -
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 15 (93.75%) Process Improvement
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB
8 2 (12.50%) DMZ
8 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
8 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
9 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
9 1 (6.25%) Big Data
9 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
9 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 1 (6.25%) Nagios
9 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
9 1 (6.25%) C
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) SNMP
9 1 (6.25%) Finance

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Change Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Process Improvement
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds