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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 18 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.89% 1.03% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 1.35% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 223 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 83.33% 76.37% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 126 115
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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
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 3 May 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) FMCG
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) GxP
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DataStage
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) PMO Lead
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica