Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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.

Process Improvement
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 77 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 21 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.33% 0.86% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.03% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Reading median daily rate £675 £400 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.75% -22.33% +24.85%
10th Percentile £358 £365 £233
90th Percentile £688 £588 £595
Berkshire median daily rate £469 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +38.89% -15.63% +23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year +6.54% -46.50% +49.25%

Process Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,360 1,066 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.19% 83.74% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 649 612
Reading median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £222 £269 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 45
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.86% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Reading

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Reading

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Reading over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Reading

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 13 (61.90%) Service Management
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) SLA
4 9 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Huawei
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Remedy
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) Workday HCM
9 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
9 3 (14.29%) eTOM
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (14.29%) Workflow Management
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (14.29%) Process Management
9 3 (14.29%) Change Management
9 3 (14.29%) Retail

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (14.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.76%) 5G
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Workday Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Process Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Report Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) OSS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Service Management
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (14.29%) eTOM
6 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (14.29%) Process Management
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow Management
6 3 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery Management
8 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Huawei
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Remedy
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Workday
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle