The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lean Six Sigma
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 113 113
Rank change year-on-year +23 0  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Median daily rate £505 £525 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.80% +23.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £356 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71

Lean Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Lean Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lean Six Sigma in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 2 £555 +20.00%
Bracknell - 1 £438 -
Lean Six Sigma
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lean 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 10 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) PMP
5 4 (40.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) FMCG
7 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Legal
8 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared

Lean Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Lean Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (40.00%) PMP
2 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared