The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 53 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 1.51% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.01% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £450 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +45.69%
Continuous Improvement
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 697 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 75.35% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 404 300
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 Reading region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) High Availability
5 8 (23.53%) MS Office
5 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) Back Office
7 6 (17.65%) 4G
7 6 (17.65%) CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Service Management
7 6 (17.65%) 3G
8 5 (14.71%) SLA
8 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.71%) Legal
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Network Design
9 4 (11.76%) Front Office
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
9 4 (11.76%) SPML
9 4 (11.76%) LTE
9 4 (11.76%) MGW
9 4 (11.76%) Huawei
9 4 (11.76%) Matrix Management
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) 3G
1 6 (17.65%) 4G
2 4 (11.76%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (11.76%) INAP
2 4 (11.76%) LDAP
2 4 (11.76%) LTE
2 4 (11.76%) MGW
2 4 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) DWDM
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) SDH
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Back Office
3 5 (14.71%) Legal
4 4 (11.76%) Front Office
5 3 (8.82%) Finance
6 2 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.94%) French Language
7 1 (2.94%) German Language
7 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Problem Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Forensic Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Forensic Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Project Director
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Telephony Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Product Owner
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) SPML
2 2 (5.88%) JMS
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Fintech
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.88%) DataPower
3 2 (5.88%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) AIX
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) High Availability
5 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) CRM
7 6 (17.65%) Service Management
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
9 4 (11.76%) Matrix Management
9 4 (11.76%) Network Design
9 4 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
10 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) HNC
2 4 (11.76%) HND
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) ISO 14001
3 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.88%) NEBOSH
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Huawei
1 4 (11.76%) Nokia
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.94%) BT
4 1 (2.94%) Ciena
4 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Pega
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Virgin Media
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