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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.46% 1.18% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.40% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £290 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.09% +26.56%

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
104 215 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.91% 84.31% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 125 124
Median daily rate £425 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.57% +438.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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 21 February 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) DataStage
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Toad
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mart
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Scorecard
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) CBAP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) Informatica