Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 17 November 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 24 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.81% 1.42% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 1.74% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £275 - £625
10th Percentile £208 - £563
90th Percentile £288 - £688
West Midlands median daily rate £419 £410 £368
% change year-on-year +2.13% +11.56% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.00% +38.89% -20.00%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 49 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 56.98% 81.56% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 77 84
Worcestershire median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £125 £178 £202
90th Percentile £438 £530 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Worcestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +277.36% +3.92% -32.89%
10th Percentile £47.38 £11.42 £12.14
90th Percentile £57.00 £24.03 £26.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Worcestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Worcester +4 2 £275 -
Bromsgrove - 1 - -
Malvern - 1 - - 1
Redditch - 1 £213 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (40.00%) VCP5
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) VCP6
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VCP5
1 2 (40.00%) VCP6
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VMware