The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 33 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.44% 2.33% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 3.19% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 188 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.59% 72.87% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 103 76
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) RPG
3 4 (57.14%) DSDM
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) iSeries
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) AS400
5 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) DataStage
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) ERwin
5 2 (28.57%) BPR
5 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Toad
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) DSDM
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) BPR
4 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) eTOM
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) RPG
1 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) RPG/400
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (14.29%) CBAP
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle