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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 119 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.17% +29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% +25.00%
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
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 Process Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) eTOM

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Process Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com