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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 116 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 11 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
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£438 £403 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +20.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £299 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £11.45 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+188.20% -65.30%
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
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 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 +3 5 £438 - 3
Newbury -1 3 £450 +24.13% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Slough - - - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (25.00%) eTOM
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) COBIT
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Billing
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (15.00%) PMP
6 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Informatica
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) ERwin
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) CRM

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Designer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (25.00%) eTOM
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) DSDM
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) MOF
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) RPG
2 2 (10.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (10.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (15.00%) PMP
1 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) BS15000
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
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