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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 74 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.68% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.98% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Average daily rate - £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +179.47%
Six Sigma
Berkshire

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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (25.00%) TQM
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) COBIT
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) TQM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SunGard