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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 1.24% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.65% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £650 £350 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
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
565 726 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.77% 75.16% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 444 403
Median daily rate £400 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 8
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 7 (31.82%) Matrix Organization
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) SLA
3 6 (27.27%) Huawei
3 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Legal
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) MS Office
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Fintech
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) PMI
6 3 (13.64%) PMP
6 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
6 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking

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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Junos
1 1 (4.55%) MRTG
1 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 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Problem Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Project Director
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%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Services Director
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
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 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Matrix Organization
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
6 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
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 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CIPD
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Huawei
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Aruba
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Clearswift
3 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Pega
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) VMware