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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 52 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 11 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.64% 2.87% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 3.72% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 10
Median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £308 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £403
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -16.00% +7.52%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 537 780 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 421 398
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Reading

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Reading region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 15 (51.72%) Service Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) SLA
4 7 (24.14%) Huawei
4 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (24.14%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) NetApp
6 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.24%) CRM
6 5 (17.24%) Budget Control
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
7 4 (13.79%) CMDB
7 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
7 4 (13.79%) HNC
7 4 (13.79%) HND
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 4 (13.79%) CCNP
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 4 (13.79%) Law
7 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) 3G

Process Improvement
Top Related 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 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (10.34%) 2G
2 3 (10.34%) 3G
2 3 (10.34%) 4G
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) LTE
2 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Billing
5 1 (3.45%) French Language
5 1 (3.45%) German Language
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Problem Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Storage Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Storage Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Finance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Finance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Process Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Service Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (24.14%) Matrix Organization
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Budget Control
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Network Management
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCNA
1 4 (13.79%) CCNP
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.79%) HNC
1 4 (13.79%) HND
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Huawei
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.34%) Arista
4 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
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