The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 55 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.00% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.37% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -25.00%
Process 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
730 656 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.92% 72.97% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 332 372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 12 (30.00%) DHCP
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
1 12 (30.00%) IPsec
1 12 (30.00%) Workflow
2 11 (27.50%) BGP
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) IPv6
3 10 (25.00%) VPN
3 10 (25.00%) HTTP
3 10 (25.00%) CSS
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (25.00%) Marketing
3 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 10 (25.00%) Presales
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
4 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu

Process 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 (5.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (5.00%) MQSI
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (5.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DHCP
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
1 12 (30.00%) IPsec
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) BGP
3 10 (25.00%) HTTP
3 10 (25.00%) IPv6
3 10 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) GLBP
5 2 (5.00%) HSRP
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) OSPF
5 2 (5.00%) VRRP
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Problem Manager
1 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Process Improvement Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Support
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Project Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Project Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) Velocity
4 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Workflow
2 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (25.00%) Presales
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
3 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Service Management
3 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Escalation Management
7 3 (7.50%) Revenue Recognition
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
1 9 (22.50%) C#
1 9 (22.50%) C++
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
1 9 (22.50%) VB
1 9 (22.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
1 7 (17.50%) MCSA
1 7 (17.50%) MCSD
1 7 (17.50%) MCSE
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CIPD
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (12.50%) Saba
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) NetScout