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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 113 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 13 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.52% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.69% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Average daily rate
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£414 £378 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £30.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+59.03% +13.63%
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
1882 1888 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 75.01% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 896 755
Average daily rate £385 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £15.10 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.10 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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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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 0 5 - - 1
Reading -10 2 £475 +17.28%
Maidenhead +1 1 - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
2 11 (42.31%) Lean Six Sigma
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) DSDM
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) OLAP
6 5 (19.23%) MS Office
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Cognos
6 5 (19.23%) Toad
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Informatica
6 5 (19.23%) DataStage
6 5 (19.23%) Use Case
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
6 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (19.23%) Inmon Methodology
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
1 2 (7.69%) MVNO
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) WAAS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) OLAP
1 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (19.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Toad
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Quality Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Change Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Process Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Process Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Change Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Process Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
2 11 (42.31%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) DSDM
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Use Case
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
4 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (19.23%) Inmon Methodology
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) ISO 14001
3 2 (7.69%) COBIT
3 2 (7.69%) ISO 9000
3 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) Informatica
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy