The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 79 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.63% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.93% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Average daily rate
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£575 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £355 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £430 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.74% +13.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Six Sigma
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1081 1074 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.31% 67.25% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 592 468
Average daily rate £375 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £110 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 70
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 5 £750 -
Northamptonshire -19 4 £575 +35.29% 1
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (65.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (52.17%) Process Improvement
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (17.39%) BPMN
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) BPR
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.70%) Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Process Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Process Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) Service Transformation Manager
5 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (52.17%) Process Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) BPMN
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) BPR
7 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) User Stories
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) ATDD
8 1 (4.35%) Product Management
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MBA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Progress