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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.65% 1.71% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 2.11% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
88 190 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 77.88% 81.20% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 112 136
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £281 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017, 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%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Nortel
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Cramer
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (50.00%) WFM
2 3 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (50.00%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Tellabs
2 3 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (33.33%) SQL

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HFM
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
1 3 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) 2G
2 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Chief Operating Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Cramer
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 3 (50.00%) Nortel
1 3 (50.00%) Tellabs
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle