The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 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 Cheshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 56 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.71% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -5.08%
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 £26.95 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.31% -13.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 563 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.10% 74.47% 63.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 308
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington - 5 £200 -
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (50.00%) Back Office
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA