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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 24 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.91% 1.69% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.25% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £270 £436 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.10% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £354 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £515 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
Continuous 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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 178 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 78.98% 75.42% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 122 130
Median daily rate £350 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.00 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 Slough region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
1 4 (66.67%) Nortel
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Cramer
1 4 (66.67%) Huawei
1 4 (66.67%) Fault Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
1 4 (66.67%) Fault Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Tellabs
1 4 (66.67%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (50.00%) WFM
2 3 (50.00%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Fault Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) WFM
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ACCA
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Cramer
1 4 (66.67%) Huawei
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 4 (66.67%) Nortel
1 4 (66.67%) Tellabs
2 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) SAP