The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Business Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 116 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £408 £484
% change year-on-year -11.04% -15.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.35 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.37 -

Business Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1493 1861 1933
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.27% 80.01% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 1025 954
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in Berkshire

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in Berkshire

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Improvement in Berkshire

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 2 £500 -
Business Process Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 4 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP