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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 98 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 2.04% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.87% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £268 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.17%
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
1983 1918 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.29% 71.09% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 988 681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £176.25 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -20 8 £638 +104.00% 1
Newbury -5 7 £400 -20.00%
Slough -1 6 £600 - 5
Maidenhead +1 1 £230 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 37 (41.57%) Telecoms
2 30 (33.71%) Finance
3 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
4 13 (14.61%) ITIL
5 11 (12.36%) Project Management
5 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Degree
5 11 (12.36%) Release Management
6 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.24%) SAP
6 10 (11.24%) Apache
6 10 (11.24%) HTTP
7 9 (10.11%) Linux
7 9 (10.11%) Marketing
7 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
7 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
8 8 (8.99%) Coaching
8 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.99%) PMI Certification
9 7 (7.87%) Process Management
9 7 (7.87%) Perl
9 7 (7.87%) DNS
9 7 (7.87%) Product Management
10 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
10 6 (6.74%) Worklight
10 6 (6.74%) Line Management
10 6 (6.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 10 (11.24%) Apache
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) Lync
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (4.49%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) HTTP
2 7 (7.87%) DNS
3 6 (6.74%) SSL
4 4 (4.49%) Skype
5 3 (3.37%) Wireless
6 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.25%) 3G
6 2 (2.25%) 4G
6 2 (2.25%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.25%) Broadband
6 2 (2.25%) FTP
7 1 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) DHCP
7 1 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Introscope
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (41.57%) Telecoms
2 30 (33.71%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Marketing
4 6 (6.74%) Billing
4 6 (6.74%) Legal
5 4 (4.49%) Front Office
5 4 (4.49%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Analyst
2 8 (8.99%) Process Manager
3 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Bid Manager
5 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.49%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Head of Development
6 3 (3.37%) Relationships Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (2.25%) IT Procurement Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (6.74%) Worklight
2 4 (4.49%) XML
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) XHTML
5 1 (1.12%) JSON
5 1 (1.12%) Velocity
5 1 (1.12%) jQuery
5 1 (1.12%) HTML5
5 1 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) PMI
2 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) IPTV
4 1 (1.12%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (14.61%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
3 11 (12.36%) Project Management
3 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.36%) Release Management
4 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
5 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
6 8 (8.99%) Coaching
7 7 (7.87%) Product Management
7 7 (7.87%) Process Management
8 6 (6.74%) Service Management
8 6 (6.74%) Change Management
8 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.74%) Six Sigma
8 6 (6.74%) Line Management
9 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.62%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) Perl
2 6 (6.74%) Python
2 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.74%) Jython
3 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.25%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
5 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) PMP
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.25%) CCNP
4 2 (2.25%) CCNA
4 2 (2.25%) CCDA
4 2 (2.25%) CCDP
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.12%) ACCA
5 1 (1.12%) CIMA
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 14001
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Firmware
2 1 (1.12%) NLBS
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) SAP
2 6 (6.74%) IBM
2 6 (6.74%) Adobe
2 6 (6.74%) AppDynamics
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Siebel
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) HP
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
5 2 (2.25%) Nortel
5 2 (2.25%) Juniper
5 2 (2.25%) BMC
5 2 (2.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) BT
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Huawei
6 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
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