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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 65 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 1.63% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.33% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate - £433 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £354
% change year-on-year
- +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.73 £22.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +104.54%
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
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 22 (62.86%) Telecoms
2 13 (37.14%) Problem Management
3 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
4 11 (31.43%) Service Management
4 11 (31.43%) SLA
5 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) PMP
7 7 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (17.14%) Middleware
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) HTTP
8 6 (17.14%) SSL
8 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
8 6 (17.14%) JMS
8 6 (17.14%) DataPower
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
8 6 (17.14%) Legal
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Huawei
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) Process Management
10 4 (11.43%) ISO 14001

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Maya
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
1 6 (17.14%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) FTP
2 4 (11.43%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (11.43%) SSH
3 2 (5.71%) 3G
3 2 (5.71%) 4G
4 1 (2.86%) DWDM
4 1 (2.86%) SDH
4 1 (2.86%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
General
1 22 (62.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Legal
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Problem Manager
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Planning Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 2 (5.71%) Process Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) JMS
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) REST
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
2 6 (17.14%) DataPower
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Problem Management
2 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (31.43%) Service Management
4 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Process Management
8 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.57%) Business Development
9 3 (8.57%) Change Control
9 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 7 (20.00%) PMP
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO 14001
3 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.71%) NEBOSH
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Huawei
3 4 (11.43%) CA
3 4 (11.43%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) Amdocs
4 3 (8.57%) Ericsson
4 3 (8.57%) Nokia
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.86%) BT
6 1 (2.86%) Ciena
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) SunGard
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