The first table below looks at the demand for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 120 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £525 £595 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +58.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £391 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £799 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Lean Six Sigma
South East

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the Berkshire region.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 1 £525 +54.41%
Lean Six Sigma
South East

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lean Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lean Six Sigma.

1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (33.33%) eTOM
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Product Management
5 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) BPR
7 2 (13.33%) DMAIC
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Back Office
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.67%) MVNO
8 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) CBAP
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lean Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lean Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) MVNO
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Process Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Process Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Improvement Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (33.33%) eTOM
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Product Management
3 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 2 (13.33%) DMAIC
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Minitab
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft