David Moyes is demanding greater consistency from his side despite being impressed by their recent form.
Everton have overcome a dreadful start to the season which left them bottom of the Barclays Premier League after six games without a win.
The Merseysiders are now unbeaten in six heading into tonight's home clash with Bolton - a sequence that has included wins over Liverpool, Birmingham and Stoke.
Those results earned Moyes the manager of the month award for October and restored the stability that saw Everton lose just two of their final 24 games last season.
Moyes said: "If you look at our record at the end of last season and how well we have done now - we didn't start the season quite so well but I think we are on maybe five or six defeats for the whole year, if you exclude the cups.
"So, overall we have had a pretty good period but we need to keep that going."