The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 102 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 19 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.56% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.74% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £331 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £551 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.15 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +15.96%
Process 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
1768 1900 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.44% 76.31% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1102 891
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +106.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Process Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Berkshire region.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Process 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 Process Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +12 7 £525 +10.52% 1
Bracknell -3 2 £229 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £283 -
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.83%) Marketing
3 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) CSS
3 10 (20.83%) Workflow
4 9 (18.75%) Finance
4 9 (18.75%) IPsec
4 9 (18.75%) IPv6
4 9 (18.75%) DHCP
4 9 (18.75%) HTTP
4 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.75%) VPN
4 9 (18.75%) DNS
4 9 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.75%) Software-Defined Networking
4 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
4 9 (18.75%) Presales
5 8 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle
5 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (14.58%) MCSD
6 7 (14.58%) MCSE
6 7 (14.58%) MCSA

Process 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 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.17%) MQSI
2 1 (2.08%) Documentum
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.08%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) DHCP
1 9 (18.75%) DNS
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
1 9 (18.75%) IPsec
1 9 (18.75%) IPv6
1 9 (18.75%) Software-Defined Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 9 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) BGP
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) RTP
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) LSMW
General
1 10 (20.83%) Marketing
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Network Support
4 6 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Process Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Business Improvement Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Service Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Public Cloud
3 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Economics
5 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) IVR
6 1 (2.08%) Life Science
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
2 10 (20.83%) Workflow
3 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 9 (18.75%) Presales
4 8 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (10.42%) Line Management
7 4 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.33%) Change Control
7 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Database Security
7 4 (8.33%) ERP
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 4 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (8.33%) Service Design
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
1 3 (6.25%) C#
1 3 (6.25%) C++
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.25%) VB
1 3 (6.25%) VBScript
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) MCSA
3 7 (14.58%) MCSD
3 7 (14.58%) MCSE
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) PMP
6 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.08%) ACCA
7 1 (2.08%) CIMA
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) EFQM
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Huawei
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Ariba
5 1 (2.08%) Genesys
5 1 (2.08%) OpenText
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy