The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 108 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 20 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate £400 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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 Six Sigma within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Slough +17 7 £500 - 1
Reading -9 7 £400 -30.43%
Windsor - 1 - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 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 Six Sigma.

1 12 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) MS Project
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 5 (18.52%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) FMCG
8 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (14.81%) JD Edwards
8 4 (14.81%) GxP
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.81%) Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Remedy
9 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
9 3 (11.11%) Degree

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 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 Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) DataStage
1 2 (7.41%) OLAP
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Process Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) PMO Lead
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
6 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.11%) eTOM
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) GxP
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) JD Edwards
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com