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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 21 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 0.82% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.14% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £575 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +87.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £323 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £30.35 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +9.06%
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
781 699 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.63% 72.06% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 375 397
Median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 17 (51.52%) Service Delivery
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 14 (42.42%) Service Management
3 11 (33.33%) SLA
3 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) 3G
5 8 (24.24%) 4G
6 7 (21.21%) Change Management
6 7 (21.21%) Back Office
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Network Design
9 4 (12.12%) High Availability
9 4 (12.12%) SPML
9 4 (12.12%) LTE
9 4 (12.12%) MGW
9 4 (12.12%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) HNC
9 4 (12.12%) HND
9 4 (12.12%) SOAP
9 4 (12.12%) LDAP
9 4 (12.12%) Front Office
9 4 (12.12%) INAP
9 4 (12.12%) Nokia

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 (6.06%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) 3G
1 8 (24.24%) 4G
2 4 (12.12%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (12.12%) INAP
2 4 (12.12%) LDAP
2 4 (12.12%) LTE
2 4 (12.12%) MGW
2 4 (12.12%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) DWDM
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.03%) SDH
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Back Office
3 4 (12.12%) Front Office
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Finance
6 1 (3.03%) French Language
6 1 (3.03%) German Language
6 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Problem Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Transition Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Forensic Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Telephony Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SOAP
1 4 (12.12%) SPML
2 2 (6.06%) JMS
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.06%) DataPower
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Service Delivery
2 14 (42.42%) Service Management
3 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Change Management
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) High Availability
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Network Design
8 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) CRM
9 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
10 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) HNC
2 4 (12.12%) HND
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) NEBOSH
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Nokia
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Huawei
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) Ciena
4 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Pega
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Virgin Media