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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 17 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.40% 2.26% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.87% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Median daily rate £425 £340 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+52.04% +3.15%

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
572 732 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.91% 78.63% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 444 352
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 7 (26.92%) SLA
3 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
3 7 (26.92%) Huawei
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 7 (26.92%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 5 (19.23%) Budget Control
4 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Law
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) CMDB
5 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) 2G
3 2 (7.69%) 3G
3 2 (7.69%) 4G
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Problem Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Storage Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Data Storage Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) CMDB
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Economics
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (26.92%) Matrix Organization
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Budget Control
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Security
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) E-business
7 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) CCNP
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) HNC
1 2 (7.69%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Huawei
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) NetApp
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) Ariba
5 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) OpenText
5 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft