The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 85 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.64% 1.81% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.37% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £67.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
Continuous Improvement
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1768 1900 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.44% 76.31% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1102 891
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +106.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +2 10 £475 +19.49% 2
Maidenhead -3 7 £500 - 2
Bracknell -2 5 £313 +2.54% 1
Slough +3 3 £270 -47.57%
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Project Management
3 19 (27.54%) ITIL
4 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
5 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
6 14 (20.29%) High Availability
7 13 (18.84%) Change Management
8 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 12 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (15.94%) 4G
9 11 (15.94%) Finance
10 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
10 10 (14.49%) 3G
10 10 (14.49%) Degree
11 9 (13.04%) Service Management
12 8 (11.59%) TDD
12 8 (11.59%) Back Office
12 8 (11.59%) Java
12 8 (11.59%) LTE
13 7 (10.14%) Drupal
13 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
13 7 (10.14%) PHP
13 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.14%) SLA
13 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.14%) SDLC
14 6 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
14 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.70%) PMP

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (10.14%) Drupal
1 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Project
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) 4G
2 10 (14.49%) 3G
3 8 (11.59%) LTE
4 6 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (8.70%) INAP
4 6 (8.70%) LDAP
4 6 (8.70%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (7.25%) MGW
6 4 (5.80%) Firewall
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.90%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.45%) 2G
9 1 (1.45%) Junos
9 1 (1.45%) MPLS
9 1 (1.45%) MRTG
9 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) MS Access
3 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
2 4 (5.80%) Gatling
2 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.45%) gulp
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Back Office
4 6 (8.70%) Front Office
5 5 (7.25%) Legal
6 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (4.35%) Retail
8 1 (1.45%) Games
8 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (13.04%) Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Problem Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (5.80%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Scrum Master
5 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Transition Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Business Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.35%) Project Director
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 6 (8.70%) SOAP
1 6 (8.70%) SPML
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) CSS3
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5
3 4 (5.80%) LESS
3 4 (5.80%) Node.js
3 4 (5.80%) RESTful
3 4 (5.80%) Sass
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 1 (1.45%) DCOM
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.45%) MAPI
5 1 (1.45%) OOCSS
5 1 (1.45%) Symfony
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Fintech
4 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.35%) PMI
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.45%) IVR
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) CentOS
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Project Management
3 19 (27.54%) ITIL
4 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
6 14 (20.29%) High Availability
7 13 (18.84%) Change Management
8 12 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (13.04%) Service Management
10 8 (11.59%) TDD
11 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
11 7 (10.14%) SDLC
12 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.70%) CRM
12 6 (8.70%) Customer Insight
12 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Kanban
12 6 (8.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) PHP
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) HNC
2 6 (8.70%) HND
2 6 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.70%) PMP
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) ACCA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 3 (4.35%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.45%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Huawei
1 6 (8.70%) Nokia
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix
3 4 (5.80%) Cramer
3 4 (5.80%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (5.80%) Nortel
3 4 (5.80%) Remedy
3 4 (5.80%) Tellabs
4 3 (4.35%) EMC
4 3 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Aruba
6 1 (1.45%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.45%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago