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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 128 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.074% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£638 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.30
% change year-on-year
- -44.74%
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
1977 1921 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.68% 71.28% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 969 691
Average daily rate £400 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
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 1 May 2015.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015. 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 - 2 £638 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft