The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 65 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.20% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.27% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Six Sigma
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.11% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 364 293
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 29 December 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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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
Knutsford - - - -
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
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