The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 68 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.40 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 386 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.76% 72.56% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 260 385
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 33
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Six Sigma
South West

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) UMTS
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Process Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA