Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 6 months to 24 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.

Six Sigma
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 91 104
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Reading median daily rate £450 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £350 £525 £410
90th Percentile £485 £575 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £444 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -6.58% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1059 1192 1503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.41% 80.05% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 621 929
Reading median daily rate £402 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% - -
10th Percentile £271 £225 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.48 £50.50 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Reading

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scorecard
4 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Deployment Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica Designer
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scorecard
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Informatica
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com