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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 31 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.26% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.65% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 8
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £239 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.83%
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
1907 1939 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.10% 76.34% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 996 926
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.41 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -4 13 £450 -10.89% 2
Maidenhead +1 2 - - 2
Slough +5 1 £225 - 4
Newbury -6 1 £400 - 1
Windsor - 1 £520 -
Wokingham - 1 £140 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 26 (35.62%) Service Delivery
3 20 (27.40%) Change Management
3 20 (27.40%) Project Management
4 15 (20.55%) SLA
5 12 (16.44%) Service Management
5 12 (16.44%) Back Office
5 12 (16.44%) 4G
6 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
6 11 (15.07%) 3G
6 11 (15.07%) ITIL
7 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.33%) Nokia
8 9 (12.33%) Finance
8 9 (12.33%) Legal
8 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.33%) Retail
8 9 (12.33%) Process Improvement
9 8 (10.96%) High Availability
9 8 (10.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (10.96%) SPML
9 8 (10.96%) Network Design
9 8 (10.96%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (10.96%) Integration Testing
9 8 (10.96%) Front Office
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.96%) INAP
9 8 (10.96%) HNC
9 8 (10.96%) HND
9 8 (10.96%) LDAP

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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Project
2 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.85%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.11%) MS Office
4 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) 4G
2 11 (15.07%) 3G
3 8 (10.96%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (10.96%) INAP
3 8 (10.96%) LDAP
3 8 (10.96%) SIGTRAN
4 7 (9.59%) LTE
4 7 (9.59%) MGW
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 3 (4.11%) HTTP
6 2 (2.74%) DWDM
6 2 (2.74%) GSM
6 2 (2.74%) LAN
6 2 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.74%) SAN
6 2 (2.74%) SDH
6 2 (2.74%) SSL
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
6 2 (2.74%) Wireless
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Grunt
1 1 (1.37%) gulp
1 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.37%) Introscope
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) JProfiler
1 1 (1.37%) JUnit
1 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.37%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.44%) Back Office
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Legal
3 9 (12.33%) Retail
4 8 (10.96%) Front Office
5 6 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (5.48%) Law
7 1 (1.37%) French Language
7 1 (1.37%) German Language
7 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Telecoms Manager
2 9 (12.33%) Problem Manager
3 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Consultant
4 5 (6.85%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.11%) Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) HR Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) PMO Lead
6 3 (4.11%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) SOAP
1 8 (10.96%) SPML
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.74%) JMS
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) CSS3
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.37%) Java EE
4 1 (1.37%) JDBC
4 1 (1.37%) LESS
4 1 (1.37%) ODBC
4 1 (1.37%) Sass
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) FMCG
2 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.74%) DataPower
6 2 (2.74%) IVR
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Solaris
3 2 (2.74%) SUSE
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Service Delivery
2 20 (27.40%) Change Management
2 20 (27.40%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Service Management
4 11 (15.07%) ITIL
4 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
5 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.33%) Process Improvement
6 8 (10.96%) High Availability
6 8 (10.96%) Integration Testing
6 8 (10.96%) Network Design
6 8 (10.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.22%) Six Sigma
8 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.48%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Java
1 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) HNC
1 8 (10.96%) HND
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.11%) PMP
5 2 (2.74%) CIPD
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) GxP
3 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.74%) NEBOSH
5 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.37%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Nagios
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.37%) nmon
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Nokia
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco
3 5 (6.85%) Huawei
4 4 (5.48%) JD Edwards
4 4 (5.48%) Remedy
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) EMC
5 3 (4.11%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.11%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (2.74%) BT
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) Cramer
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Nortel
6 2 (2.74%) Symantec
6 2 (2.74%) Tellabs
6 2 (2.74%) Virgin Media
Reading, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
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