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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 77 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.90% 0.66% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 0.92% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 5
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£331 £458 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.59% +30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £613 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -15.15%
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
1813 1840 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.94% 71.18% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 936 683
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 78
Average hourly rate £20.63 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +26 15 £338 -45.45% 1
Maidenhead +7 9 £230 - 1
Slough +2 7 £279 - 2
Newbury +4 5 £300 -48.93% 3
Bracknell - 5 £378 - 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Telecoms
3 19 (24.68%) ITIL
4 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.48%) Service Management
6 14 (18.18%) Project Management
6 14 (18.18%) Marketing
7 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (12.99%) SAP
10 9 (11.69%) Coaching
11 8 (10.39%) Capacity Management
11 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.39%) Release Management
11 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.09%) HP
12 7 (9.09%) EMC
12 7 (9.09%) BMC
12 7 (9.09%) 3G
12 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
12 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
12 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.79%) Degree
13 6 (7.79%) Data Management
13 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (3.90%) IIS
1 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) BPCS
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) 3G
2 5 (6.49%) 4G
3 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
4 3 (3.90%) SSL
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) FTP
4 3 (3.90%) LTE
4 3 (3.90%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.60%) HTTP
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
5 2 (2.60%) 2G
5 2 (2.60%) LAN
5 2 (2.60%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) LDAP
6 1 (1.30%) Broadband
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
6 1 (1.30%) Internet
6 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Introscope
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Telecoms
3 14 (18.18%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.19%) Legal
6 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.90%) Retail
7 2 (2.60%) Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) Electronics
8 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.30%) Advertising
8 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Analyst
1 11 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 7 (9.09%) Process Manager
3 6 (7.79%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Bid Manager
4 5 (6.49%) CRM Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Data Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Programme Planner
6 3 (3.90%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.60%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (2.60%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Product Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.90%) CSS
2 3 (3.90%) LAMP
2 3 (3.90%) JSON
2 3 (3.90%) jQuery
2 3 (3.90%) HTML5
3 2 (2.60%) Worklight
3 2 (2.60%) Velocity
3 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.30%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) Social Media
3 3 (3.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) Service Management
4 14 (18.18%) Project Management
5 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.69%) Coaching
7 8 (10.39%) Capacity Management
7 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.39%) Release Management
7 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.79%) Data Management
10 5 (6.49%) CRM
10 5 (6.49%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (6.49%) Email Marketing
10 5 (6.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Python
2 4 (5.19%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.60%) Jython
4 2 (2.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ACCA
5 1 (1.30%) CIMA
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
2 1 (1.30%) NLBS
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) SAP
2 7 (9.09%) HP
2 7 (9.09%) EMC
2 7 (9.09%) BMC
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.30%) Nortel
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.30%) NetApp
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) ATG
5 1 (1.30%) Cramer
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Huawei
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