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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 125 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.71% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
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£435 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £342 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.30 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.86% -47.57%
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
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Reading 0 6 £700 +51.35%
Newbury -5 2 £435 +26.08% 2
Slough -6 2 - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) PMP
5 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (20.00%) eTOM
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Process Management
7 3 (15.00%) Billing
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) COBIT
8 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (10.00%) QlikView
8 2 (10.00%) MSF
8 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) MVNO
2 1 (5.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Billing
4 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Change Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Business Process Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Change Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Process Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) eTOM
4 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Process Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (10.00%) MOF
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PMP
1 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) BS15000
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica