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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 111 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.36% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.51% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
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£450 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £760 £845
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.97% -13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -5.34%
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
1815 1782 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.54% 70.41% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 867 682
Average daily rate £400 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 5 £575 +41.97% 1
Slough 0 2 £430 -38.57% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
4 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 7 (25.93%) PMP
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) ISO 14001
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
10 3 (11.11%) ISEB
10 3 (11.11%) CRM
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (11.11%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (11.11%) COBIT
10 3 (11.11%) eTOM
10 3 (11.11%) MVNO
11 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
11 2 (7.41%) Analytics
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) MVNO
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Broadband
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAAS
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) QlikView
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Change Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Business Process Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Process Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Change Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
1 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) eTOM
8 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (25.93%) PMP
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 14001
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) COBIT
3 2 (7.41%) BS15000
3 2 (7.41%) ISO 9000
3 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.41%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft