Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 156 161
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.13% -8.82%
South East median daily rate £400 £373 £361
% change year-on-year +7.24% +3.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3440 3473 3895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.37% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1866 2150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Lean Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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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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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Newbury - 2 £360 -
Slough +2 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £438 -
Lean Six Sigma
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) DMAIC
4 5 (45.45%) MBA
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Process Management
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Process Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) DMAIC
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (45.45%) MBA
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP