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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank - 27 20
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.82% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.51% 5.07%
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 £411 £393 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +28.68%
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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
98 171 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 73.68% 80.28% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 54
Average daily rate £320 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 6
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £29.60 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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