The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
Six Sigma
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.46% 67.86% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 9 17
Average daily rate £400 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.22% -27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Bedford region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Six Sigma
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft