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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 54 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.12% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.59% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £525 £463 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £337 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £551 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £398 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £31.44 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +20.92%
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
532 753 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.61% 73.75% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 508 343
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 25 September 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) IPv6
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing

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 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) MQSI
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) IPsec
1 4 (28.57%) IPv6
1 4 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) BGP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) VB
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSD
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) EFQM
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Huawei
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Ariba
4 1 (7.14%) OpenText