Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Continual Improvement
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.21% 2.18% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.59% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Slough median daily rate £525 £315 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.83% +8.21%
10th Percentile £290 £242 £326
90th Percentile £593 £525 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £377 £450 £358
% change year-on-year -16.22% +25.87% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £175.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% -76.00% +914.49%

Continuous 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 199 232 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 73.43% 84.36% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 248
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.05% +15.56%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +111.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £72.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% -33.96% +31.68%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Slough

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Slough over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Slough

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Essbase
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 2 (33.33%) Netcool
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) HFM
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow

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Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HFM
1 2 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Essbase
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Planning Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) DocuSign
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft