Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 17 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.19% 0.88% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.06% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Reading median daily rate £250 £438 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.89% -15.00% +24.85%
Berkshire median daily rate £330 £338 £475
% change year-on-year -2.22% -28.95% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -21.21% +13.79% -13.43%

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 1,233 1,041 1,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.34% 83.41% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 587 675
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £217 £279 £233
90th Percentile £578 £575 £573
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 48 46
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -15.66%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.10 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -33.96%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) SLA
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Huawei
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Legal
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (23.53%) B2B
7 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (17.65%) eTOM
7 3 (17.65%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) 5G
2 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Sales Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Process Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Report Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
1 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 4 (23.53%) Marketing Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (17.65%) eTOM
6 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Huawei
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy