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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank - 25 18
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 3.49% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.62% 6.80%
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 £406 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +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
105 130 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 74.47% 75.58% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 38
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Average hourly rate £33.28 £39.29 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £30.28 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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