The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 78 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.60% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.82% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £415 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.74% -36.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -15.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 4 £423 - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Change Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA