Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 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.

Six Sigma
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +16
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.01% 2.24% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Slough median daily rate £413 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -19.35% +55.00%
10th Percentile £331 £306 £381
90th Percentile £484 £319 £394
Berkshire median daily rate £444 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -6.58% +18.75% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 224 245 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 75.68% 78.27% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 155 265
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +2.11% +1.43%
10th Percentile £267 £235 £213
90th Percentile £568 £488 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.55% -42.11% +97.92%
10th Percentile £14.00 £8.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.30 £40.25 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Slough

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Slough

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) DocuSign
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) GxP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification

Six Sigma
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GxP
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) DocuSign
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft