The first table below looks at the demand for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 127 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £540 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £395 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.30 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1671 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.18% 68.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 673 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Process Improvement
South East

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Process Improvement
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Process Improvement.

1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Process Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Process Improvement Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification