The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 69 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £25.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+90.84% -5.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
703 649 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 75.20% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 461 319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.70 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) DMAIC
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) MS Access
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) BPR
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) DFSS
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) PMBOK
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Process Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (41.67%) DMAIC
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) BPR
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) DFSS
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Process Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Minitab