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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 18 25 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.14% 1.83% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.21% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £290 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.09% +24.61%  

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 181 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 74.29% 83.03% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 98 118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) PMO
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) CBAP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government

Six Sigma
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) CBAP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PMO