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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank - 28 19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.76% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.37% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +78.98%
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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
95 178 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 72.52% 82.03% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 61
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.41 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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