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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 33 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.65% 1.61% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
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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
219 175 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.57% 70.56% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 108 92
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Misys Midas
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) RPG
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) ERwin
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Business Process Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Process Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Change Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Business Change Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) RPG
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) RPG/400
1 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM