The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 63 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.91% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.28% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.12%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Reading region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Reading region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) MSF
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MOF
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) BS15000
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MSF
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) MOF
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) BS15000
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects