The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 30 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.54% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +192.85%
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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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 130 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.56% 75.14% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 117
Average daily rate £363 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £129 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.75 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Dorset region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) ERwin
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Process Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO