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 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 94 83 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 33 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.34% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.75% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 3
Median daily rate £450 £275 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £195 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £595 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -12.62%
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
1917 1941 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.05% 76.75% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 995 948
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £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 61 59 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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 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 15 £375 -21.87%
Newbury +6 2 £519 -
Slough -9 1 £575 +185.71% 3
Maidenhead - 1 £425 - 1
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
2 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) DNS
3 17 (23.94%) DHCP
3 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
3 17 (23.94%) IPsec
4 16 (22.54%) Workflow
4 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
5 15 (21.13%) Marketing
5 15 (21.13%) VPN
6 14 (19.72%) HTTP
6 14 (19.72%) CSS
6 14 (19.72%) Windows
6 14 (19.72%) IPv6
6 14 (19.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
6 14 (19.72%) Load Balancing
6 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
6 14 (19.72%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (19.72%) Public Cloud
6 14 (19.72%) Presales
7 13 (18.31%) Degree
7 13 (18.31%) Finance
7 13 (18.31%) Oracle
7 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
8 12 (16.90%) .NET
8 12 (16.90%) SLA
8 12 (16.90%) BGP
8 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
9 11 (15.49%) Problem Management

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 (2.82%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.82%) MQSI
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.41%) Documentum
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (2.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) DHCP
1 17 (23.94%) DNS
1 17 (23.94%) IPsec
1 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
2 15 (21.13%) VPN
3 14 (19.72%) HTTP
3 14 (19.72%) IPv6
3 14 (19.72%) Software-Defined Networking
4 12 (16.90%) BGP
5 5 (7.04%) Wireless
6 4 (5.63%) Internet
7 3 (4.23%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.23%) GLBP
7 3 (4.23%) HSRP
7 3 (4.23%) Network Security
7 3 (4.23%) OSPF
7 3 (4.23%) VRRP
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) Firewall
8 2 (2.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
2 15 (21.13%) Marketing
3 13 (18.31%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Problem Manager
3 9 (12.68%) Telecoms Manager
4 8 (11.27%) Process Improvement Manager
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Network Support
5 6 (8.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) IT Support
8 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Process Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Service Improvement Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Support Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) CSS
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
3 9 (12.68%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) Velocity
5 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Public Cloud
2 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Ubuntu
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
1 16 (22.54%) Workflow
2 14 (19.72%) Load Balancing
2 14 (19.72%) Presales
2 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
4 10 (14.08%) Service Management
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
6 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.45%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.04%) ITIL
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.63%) Coaching
9 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma
10 3 (4.23%) High Availability
10 3 (4.23%) Network Design
10 3 (4.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) C
1 9 (12.68%) C#
1 9 (12.68%) C++
1 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
1 9 (12.68%) VB
1 9 (12.68%) VBScript
2 3 (4.23%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) MCSA
2 11 (15.49%) MCSD
2 11 (15.49%) MCSE
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
7 1 (1.41%) CIPD
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) GAAP
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.45%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) Saba
6 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.41%) NetScout
7 1 (1.41%) SAP