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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 29 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 0.52% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.74% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £483 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +42.85%
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
1830 1757 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.00% 69.83% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 787 766
Average daily rate £390 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 35
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 7 £500 +53.84% 2
Slough +5 5 £245 -38.75%
Newbury 0 2 £265 -18.46%
Maidenhead - 2 £290 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £475 -
Hungerford - - - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 24 (36.92%) Telecoms
2 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Marketing
3 14 (21.54%) 3G
3 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
4 13 (20.00%) Change Management
4 13 (20.00%) Degree
5 12 (18.46%) 2G
6 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) QA
7 10 (15.38%) 4G
7 10 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (13.85%) GSM
8 9 (13.85%) Network Architecture
9 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.31%) Use Case
10 7 (10.77%) UML
11 6 (9.23%) Windows
11 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.23%) Wireless
11 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.69%) SQL
12 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.69%) Cisco
12 5 (7.69%) Validation
12 5 (7.69%) Retail

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) 3G
2 12 (18.46%) 2G
3 10 (15.38%) 4G
4 9 (13.85%) GSM
5 6 (9.23%) Wireless
6 4 (6.15%) NGN
6 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.15%) SDH
6 4 (6.15%) SONET
6 4 (6.15%) DWDM
6 4 (6.15%) MPLS
7 3 (4.62%) Firewall
7 3 (4.62%) SAN
7 3 (4.62%) WAN
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security
7 3 (4.62%) LTE
8 2 (3.08%) NAS
8 2 (3.08%) DHCP
8 2 (3.08%) DNS
8 2 (3.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MS Access
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.62%) Hudson
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Ant
2 2 (3.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (36.92%) Telecoms
2 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Front Office
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Programme Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Consultant
4 4 (6.15%) Quality Manager
5 3 (4.62%) QA Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) CRM Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Release Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.08%) Server Support
6 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.08%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (1.54%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) SOAP
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
1 2 (3.08%) XML
1 2 (3.08%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Social Media
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
3 13 (20.00%) Change Management
4 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
5 10 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (15.38%) ITIL
6 9 (13.85%) Network Architecture
7 8 (12.31%) Use Case
8 7 (10.77%) UML
9 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.23%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) Validation
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.15%) CRM
11 4 (6.15%) Service Management
11 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) VB
3 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) CISMP
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) CISSP
2 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) CCNA
3 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) PMP
3 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CIPD
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.54%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.08%) NLBS
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
1 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Nortel
3 3 (4.62%) Ericsson
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.62%) Nokia
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) NetApp
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) ATG
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Huawei
5 1 (1.54%) hybris
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
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