The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 28 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.47% 1.95% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.27% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£515 £243 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.37% -39.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.88 £12.66
% change year-on-year
+21.85% +49.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 220 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 80.21% 85.60% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 132 93
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +134.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) MS Project
3 3 (23.08%) Document Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) SAN

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Support Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Document Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Office Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft