The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 126 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£450 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
Lean Six Sigma
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury 0 1 £450 +30.43% 1
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Lean Six Sigma
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) ERwin
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (25.00%) RPG
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) DB2
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) eTOM
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (25.00%) Misys Midas
6 2 (25.00%) iSeries
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Process Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Improvement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Process Designer
2 1 (12.50%) OSS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior AS400 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) iSeries
1 2 (25.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) eTOM
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) RPG
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) RPG/400
1 2 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft