The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 26 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.01% 1.44% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.13% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £700 £800 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +138.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -15.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 188 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 73.90% 67.63% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 102 88
Average daily rate £425 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Six Sigma
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) BPR
4 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) MVNO
5 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) CBAP
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) eTOM
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
5 1 (14.29%) Minitab
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) MVNO
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Process Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Process Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Process Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) eTOM
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Minitab