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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 112 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £416 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +6.45%
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
1899 1961 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.96% 76.36% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 1009 942
Median daily rate £420 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £225
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 59 56 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Slough +11 4 £500 +16.27% 5
Reading -6 4 £488 -15.21%
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 13 (48.15%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) MS Project
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
7 5 (18.52%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
7 5 (18.52%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) JD Edwards
8 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (14.81%) GxP
8 4 (14.81%) Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Retail
8 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) FMCG
8 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
9 3 (11.11%) eTOM
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 (25.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Process Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Business Improvement Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.11%) eTOM
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
8 2 (7.41%) BPR
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) GxP
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) JD Edwards
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com