The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 79 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 0.096% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.13% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Six Sigma
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 792 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.39% 75.86% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 431 300
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 44
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 6 £313 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 - - 2
Six Sigma
South East

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) GNVQ
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) HNC
5 2 (11.11%) HND

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Engineering Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) BPR
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) GNVQ
4 2 (11.11%) HNC
4 2 (11.11%) HND
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft