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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 17 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 2.31% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.98% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Median daily rate £425 £340 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.09%

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
594 773 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.26% 77.77% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 446 362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (24.14%) SLA
3 7 (24.14%) Huawei
3 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (24.14%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (17.24%) Budget Control
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Law
5 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
5 4 (13.79%) HNC
5 4 (13.79%) HND
5 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) CCNP
5 4 (13.79%) CCNA
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) CMDB
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (10.34%) NetScaler

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 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (10.34%) 2G
2 3 (10.34%) 3G
2 3 (10.34%) 4G
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) LTE
2 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) LSMW
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Problem Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Storage Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Storage Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Finance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Finance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 4G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (24.14%) Matrix Organization
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) Budget Control
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Data Security
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCNA
1 4 (13.79%) CCNP
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.79%) HNC
1 4 (13.79%) HND
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Huawei
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.34%) Arista
4 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (3.45%) Ariba
6 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) OpenText
6 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft