The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 22 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 1.89% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.20% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate
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- £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +185.71%
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 182 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.43% 85.85% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 66
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 6
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Six Sigma
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management