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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 74 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 1.75% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.30% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 17
Median daily rate £450 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £193 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £521 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.25 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +72.18%
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
1810 1960 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.34% 76.09% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1129 937
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 22
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 +8 15 £475 +13.09% 3
Maidenhead +1 7 £503 +168.00% 1
Bracknell 0 5 £313 +2.54% 2
Slough +3 2 £225 -56.31%
Newbury -3 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) ITIL
3 22 (29.73%) Project Management
4 20 (27.03%) Service Delivery
5 17 (22.97%) Change Management
5 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
6 14 (18.92%) High Availability
6 14 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (16.22%) Scrum
8 11 (14.86%) 4G
8 11 (14.86%) Degree
9 10 (13.51%) Finance
9 10 (13.51%) Back Office
9 10 (13.51%) 3G
9 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 9 (12.16%) Service Management
11 8 (10.81%) Front Office
11 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
11 8 (10.81%) INAP
11 8 (10.81%) Nokia
11 8 (10.81%) LDAP
11 8 (10.81%) HNC
11 8 (10.81%) HND
11 8 (10.81%) SOAP
11 8 (10.81%) Java
11 8 (10.81%) MS Office
11 8 (10.81%) Cisco
11 8 (10.81%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
11 8 (10.81%) Network Design

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 (9.46%) Drupal
1 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS Project
4 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.35%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) 4G
2 10 (13.51%) 3G
3 8 (10.81%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (10.81%) INAP
3 8 (10.81%) LDAP
3 8 (10.81%) LTE
3 8 (10.81%) SIGTRAN
4 7 (9.46%) MGW
5 6 (8.11%) Firewall
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.70%) SAN
8 1 (1.35%) DWDM
8 1 (1.35%) Junos
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) MPLS
8 1 (1.35%) MRTG
8 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.35%) SDH
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Big Data
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.70%) Gatling
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.35%) gulp
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.51%) Back Office
2 10 (13.51%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Front Office
4 6 (8.11%) Retail
5 5 (6.76%) Legal
6 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (13.51%) Analyst
2 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.46%) Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Problem Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Transition Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Business Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Project Director
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) SOAP
1 8 (10.81%) SPML
2 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.05%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) .NET
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) CSS3
4 2 (2.70%) HTML5
4 2 (2.70%) LESS
4 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 2 (2.70%) RESTful
4 2 (2.70%) Sass
5 1 (1.35%) DCOM
5 1 (1.35%) Java EE
5 1 (1.35%) JMS
5 1 (1.35%) MAPI
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) OOCSS
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Fintech
4 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) PMI
4 3 (4.05%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.70%) IVR
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.35%) DataPower
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) CentOS
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) SUSE
4 1 (1.35%) AIX
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) ITIL
3 22 (29.73%) Project Management
4 20 (27.03%) Service Delivery
5 17 (22.97%) Change Management
6 14 (18.92%) High Availability
6 14 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (16.22%) Scrum
8 9 (12.16%) Service Management
9 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
9 8 (10.81%) Network Design
9 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
10 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.46%) SDLC
11 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) Java
2 7 (9.46%) PHP
3 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) HNC
2 8 (10.81%) HND
3 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.11%) PMP
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ACCA
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.35%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Nagios
2 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco
1 8 (10.81%) Nokia
2 5 (6.76%) EMC
3 4 (5.41%) Huawei
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Remedy
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Cramer
5 2 (2.70%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.70%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (2.70%) Nortel
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) Tellabs
6 1 (1.35%) Aruba
6 1 (1.35%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
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