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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
South East / Berkshire
Rank 57 87 114
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +27
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 50 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.48% 1.55% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.91% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 7
Median daily rate £400 £340 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £257 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.09%

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
1613 2043 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.09% 81.14% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1082 1052
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 44
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 17 £425 +25.00% 1
Bracknell +12 10 £370 -17.77%
Slough +8 3 £420 -8.69%
Newbury +4 2 £350 - 1
Maidenhead -3 2 - - 1
Windsor - 2 £400 -
Wokingham - 2 £135 -
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (28.40%) Project Management
2 21 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 20 (24.69%) Finance
4 19 (23.46%) Service Delivery
5 18 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (16.05%) Business Process Improvement
6 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.81%) Linux
7 12 (14.81%) IBM
8 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
8 11 (13.58%) LAN
8 11 (13.58%) Unix
8 11 (13.58%) Degree
9 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
9 10 (12.35%) Service Management
10 9 (11.11%) Change Management
10 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.11%) SLA
10 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (9.88%) Java
11 8 (9.88%) Oracle
11 8 (9.88%) SAP
11 8 (9.88%) Legal
11 8 (9.88%) SAN
12 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder 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 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) Drupal
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) Jetty
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Project
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.23%) MS Office
5 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) LAN
2 8 (9.88%) SAN
3 6 (7.41%) WAN
4 5 (6.17%) Firewall
4 5 (6.17%) VPN
5 4 (4.94%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (4.94%) Wireless
6 3 (3.70%) 2G
6 3 (3.70%) 3G
6 3 (3.70%) 4G
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (3.70%) LTE
6 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.70%) VoIP
7 2 (2.47%) LDAP
7 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) Big Data
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.23%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.23%) MS Access
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.23%) Redis
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.23%) JMeter
3 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.23%) LSMW
General
1 21 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 20 (24.69%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Legal
4 5 (6.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.94%) Law
6 3 (3.70%) Retail
7 2 (2.47%) Marketing
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.23%) Billing
8 1 (1.23%) French Language
8 1 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.23%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Analyst
2 9 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 7 (8.64%) Problem Manager
3 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Consultant
4 6 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Process Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Business Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Business Process Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Storage Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Middleware
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.47%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) EDI
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) CMDB
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.47%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) IVR
7 1 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Unix
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Solaris
5 5 (6.17%) Windows
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Project Management
2 19 (23.46%) Service Delivery
3 18 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) Business Process Improvement
5 10 (12.35%) Service Management
6 9 (11.11%) Change Management
6 9 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.64%) Coaching
8 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.64%) Time Management
8 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.41%) CRM
9 6 (7.41%) ITIL
9 6 (7.41%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) Java
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) PHP
4 3 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) CCNA
3 4 (4.94%) CCNP
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.94%) HNC
3 4 (4.94%) HND
3 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) APMP
4 2 (2.47%) CISA
4 2 (2.47%) CISSP
4 2 (2.47%) PMP
4 2 (2.47%) SANS
4 2 (2.47%) SSCP
5 1 (1.23%) ACCA
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CIMA
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) GAAP
3 2 (2.47%) P3O
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.47%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) OPNET
2 2 (2.47%) QRadar
2 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.23%) Kibana
3 1 (1.23%) logstash
3 1 (1.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.23%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.23%) Nmap
3 1 (1.23%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) IBM
2 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 8 (9.88%) SAP
5 7 (8.64%) Huawei
6 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
7 5 (6.17%) NetApp
8 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.94%) Cisco
8 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.70%) Arista
9 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (3.70%) HP
9 3 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.47%) Apple
10 2 (2.47%) Ariba
10 2 (2.47%) Veritas