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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 50 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.42% 2.35% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.19% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
Median daily rate £475 £398 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% -20.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
527 753 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.75% 73.75% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 505 329
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.73 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
3 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) High Availability
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Fintech
6 3 (13.64%) 4G
6 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) SLA
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Legal
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
6 3 (13.64%) Back Office
6 3 (13.64%) PMI

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 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) 3G
1 3 (13.64%) 4G
2 2 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (9.09%) INAP
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) LTE
2 2 (9.09%) MGW
2 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Junos
3 1 (4.55%) MRTG
3 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.55%) JUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Problem Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Project Director
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) SPML
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) DCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) MAPI
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Fintech
2 3 (13.64%) PMI
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) High Availability
3 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
5 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) HNC
3 2 (9.09%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Huawei
1 2 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (4.55%) Aruba
2 1 (4.55%) Avaya
2 1 (4.55%) Clearswift
2 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Pega
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.55%) VMware