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 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 62 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.84% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
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
575 712 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.97% 75.83% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 437 396
Median daily rate £413 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) PMP
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) PMI
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
1 1 (12.50%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Director
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) CMMI
5 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
5 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
1 5 (62.50%) PMP
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (12.50%) EFQM
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle