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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 64 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 19 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 1.01% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.41% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +50.13%
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
789 709 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.40% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 377 405
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 12 (28.57%) DHCP
1 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 12 (28.57%) IPsec
1 12 (28.57%) Workflow
2 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.19%) BGP
3 10 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (23.81%) IPv6
3 10 (23.81%) VPN
3 10 (23.81%) HTTP
3 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.81%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 10 (23.81%) Public Cloud
3 10 (23.81%) Presales
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.76%) MQSI
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (4.76%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DHCP
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
1 12 (28.57%) IPsec
1 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) BGP
3 10 (23.81%) HTTP
3 10 (23.81%) IPv6
3 10 (23.81%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (23.81%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) GLBP
5 2 (4.76%) HSRP
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) OSPF
5 2 (4.76%) VRRP
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Problem Manager
1 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Project Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Project Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) Velocity
4 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Public Cloud
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Workflow
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 10 (23.81%) Presales
3 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 9 (21.43%) Service Management
3 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Escalation Management
7 3 (7.14%) Revenue Recognition
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C
1 9 (21.43%) C#
1 9 (21.43%) C++
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 9 (21.43%) VB
1 9 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
1 7 (16.67%) MCSA
1 7 (16.67%) MCSD
1 7 (16.67%) MCSE
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CCIE
4 1 (2.38%) CIPD
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (11.90%) Saba
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) NetScout