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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 93 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £424 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
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
1774 1890 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.49% 76.24% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1108 879
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 7 £475 -
Reading +14 4 £550 +12.82%
Slough +3 3 £313 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 18 (51.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Project Management
4 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Process Improvement
7 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (20.00%) VMware
7 7 (20.00%) Solaris
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Cognos
8 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (17.14%) AIX
8 6 (17.14%) ETL
8 6 (17.14%) Toad
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) Unix
8 6 (17.14%) DSDM
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) Informatica
8 6 (17.14%) DataStage
8 6 (17.14%) JSP 440
8 6 (17.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (17.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Mart
1 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (17.14%) DataStage
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) OLAP
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Toad
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Project Director
6 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Improvement Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Process Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Design Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) J2EE
1 5 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) PMI
2 3 (8.57%) SCADA
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
1 7 (20.00%) Solaris
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) AIX
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Process Improvement
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) DSDM
6 6 (17.14%) ETL
6 6 (17.14%) Inmon Methodology
6 6 (17.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (17.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PMP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) JSP 440
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.86%) EFQM
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Cognos
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Informatica
4 5 (14.29%) BEA
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) F5
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.29%) Sun
5 3 (8.57%) Remedy
5 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Opsware
7 1 (2.86%) Qualys
7 1 (2.86%) Veritas