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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 102 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £475 £395 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -9.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +23.88%
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
1592 1979 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.68% 77.67% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1058 1038
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 94 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.54 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.47 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
Reading +2 4 £475 +5.55%
Slough +10 3 - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) Lean Six Sigma
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
6 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 7 (21.21%) Informatica
6 7 (21.21%) Solaris
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) Cognos
6 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.18%) Toad
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) AIX
7 6 (18.18%) DSDM
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) DataStage
7 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 6 (18.18%) JSP 440

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 5 (15.15%) iPlanet
1 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Changepoint
2 1 (3.03%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) BIG-IP
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.18%) Data Mart
2 6 (18.18%) DataStage
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) OLAP
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Toad
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Local Government
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Process Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Project Director
6 2 (6.06%) Business Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Business Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Process Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Design Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Transformation Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) J2EE
1 5 (15.15%) JSP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) PMI
3 3 (9.09%) SCADA
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
1 7 (21.21%) Solaris
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) AIX
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (42.42%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) DSDM
6 6 (18.18%) ETL
6 6 (18.18%) Inmon Methodology
6 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) CRM
7 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.15%) PMP
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 4 (12.12%) SLA
3 3 (9.09%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.03%) EFQM
4 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (15.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cognos
2 7 (21.21%) Informatica
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) BEA
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) F5
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.15%) Sun
5 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Opsware
7 1 (3.03%) Qualys
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas