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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.42% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £475 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%

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
1567 1907 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.77% 78.51% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 995 974
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 73 27
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.42 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Reading +16 5 £475 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 10 (43.48%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Process Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
6 5 (21.74%) Legal
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) PMP
8 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) Informatica
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Changepoint
2 1 (4.35%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
2 2 (8.70%) DataStage
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Toad
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Process Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Process Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos BI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Report Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Design Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Transformation Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Chief Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.70%) PMI
4 2 (8.70%) SCADA
5 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Process Improvement
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) PMP
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CBAP
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) VMware