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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 89 83 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 34 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 1.57% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.02% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £195 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £566 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
1863 1935 1891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.48% 77.99% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 968 904
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £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 69 69 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +9.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -3 13 £450 - 5
Slough -1 3 £225 -48.12%
Maidenhead -3 3 - - 1
Newbury -3 3 £400 +14.28% 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 1 July 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 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 23 (28.75%) Project Management
4 20 (25.00%) Change Management
5 17 (21.25%) ITIL
6 16 (20.00%) SLA
7 15 (18.75%) Service Management
8 14 (17.50%) Problem Management
9 13 (16.25%) 4G
9 13 (16.25%) Finance
10 12 (15.00%) Back Office
11 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (13.75%) High Availability
11 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.75%) 3G
11 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
13 9 (11.25%) Process Improvement
13 9 (11.25%) Retail
13 9 (11.25%) Degree
14 8 (10.00%) Network Design
14 8 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
14 8 (10.00%) Integration Testing
14 8 (10.00%) SPML
14 8 (10.00%) LTE
14 8 (10.00%) Nokia
14 8 (10.00%) SOAP
14 8 (10.00%) 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Project
3 7 (8.75%) MS Office
4 5 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) GitHub
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) 4G
2 11 (13.75%) 3G
3 8 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (10.00%) INAP
3 8 (10.00%) LDAP
3 8 (10.00%) LTE
3 8 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
4 7 (8.75%) MGW
5 5 (6.25%) Firewall
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.50%) DWDM
7 2 (2.50%) HTTP
7 2 (2.50%) LAN
7 2 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.50%) SAN
7 2 (2.50%) SDH
7 2 (2.50%) SSL
7 2 (2.50%) WAN
8 1 (1.25%) MPLS
8 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.25%) Grunt
2 1 (1.25%) gulp
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 28 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Finance
3 12 (15.00%) Back Office
4 9 (11.25%) Retail
5 8 (10.00%) Front Office
6 7 (8.75%) Legal
7 4 (5.00%) Law
7 4 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.25%) French Language
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) German Language
8 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (15.00%) Problem Manager
2 7 (8.75%) Consultant
2 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.75%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (5.00%) Analyst
3 4 (5.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) Administrator
4 3 (3.75%) Architect
4 3 (3.75%) HR Consultant
4 3 (3.75%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) PMO Lead
4 3 (3.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (3.75%) Service Manager
4 3 (3.75%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (2.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (2.50%) Quality Manager
5 2 (2.50%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) SOAP
1 8 (10.00%) SPML
2 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.50%) JMS
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) CSS3
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.25%) Java EE
3 1 (1.25%) LESS
3 1 (1.25%) Sass
3 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) FMCG
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.75%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.75%) Fintech
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.75%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.50%) DataPower
6 2 (2.50%) IVR
6 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) CentOS
3 2 (2.50%) SUSE
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 23 (28.75%) Project Management
3 20 (25.00%) Change Management
4 17 (21.25%) ITIL
5 15 (18.75%) Service Management
6 14 (17.50%) Problem Management
7 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.75%) High Availability
7 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (11.25%) Process Improvement
10 8 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.00%) Network Design
11 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma
13 5 (6.25%) ITIL V3
14 4 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) Java
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) HNC
2 8 (10.00%) HND
3 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.75%) PMP
4 2 (2.50%) CIPD
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ACCA
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) GxP
3 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.50%) NEBOSH
5 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.25%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (3.75%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (3.75%) Nagios
2 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Nokia
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco
3 7 (8.75%) Huawei
4 6 (7.50%) Remedy
4 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 5 (6.25%) EMC
6 4 (5.00%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.75%) Citrix
7 3 (3.75%) Cramer
7 3 (3.75%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.75%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.75%) Nortel
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.75%) Tellabs
7 3 (3.75%) VMware
8 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle
8 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec