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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 104 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Median daily rate £488 £428 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £338 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £498 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £47.71 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-39.22% +59.03%
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
1921 1967 1899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.01% 77.32% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1027 899
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £44.30 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 6 £475 - 1
Slough +6 4 £313 -27.32%
Reading +4 4 £519 +9.21%
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 18 (48.65%) Lean Six Sigma
2 16 (43.24%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.22%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
9 6 (16.22%) Unix
9 6 (16.22%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) AIX
9 6 (16.22%) Solaris
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
9 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.22%) JSP 440
9 6 (16.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.51%) F5
10 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
10 5 (13.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (13.51%) J2EE
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 5 (13.51%) WebLogic

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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) iPlanet
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Project
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) DataStage
2 4 (10.81%) OLAP
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Toad
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) PMO Lead
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Business Improvement Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Project Director
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) J2EE
1 5 (13.51%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) AIX
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
1 6 (16.22%) Solaris
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Lean Six Sigma
2 16 (43.24%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
4 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
6 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Service Management
8 4 (10.81%) Inmon Methodology
8 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (10.81%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.11%) PMP
3 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) JSP 440
2 4 (10.81%) GxP
3 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.41%) ISO 14001
4 2 (5.41%) SLA
5 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.70%) EFQM
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) BEA
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Cognos
3 5 (13.51%) F5
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 5 (13.51%) Sun
4 4 (10.81%) Informatica
4 4 (10.81%) JD Edwards
5 3 (8.11%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas