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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 23 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.91% 2.76% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.32% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £225 £515 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.31% +112.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
- +45.69%
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
107 241 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 68.15% 83.10% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 142 130
Median daily rate £450 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £36.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.12% -17.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cramer
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Nortel
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) GxP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (33.33%) Fault Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Lead
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ACCA
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cramer
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (33.33%) Nortel
2 2 (33.33%) Tellabs
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy