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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 86 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.62% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £405 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +185.71%
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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
1123 1121 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.28% 70.68% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 582 450
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 85
Average hourly rate £15.50 £33.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.38% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £54.58 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Northamptonshire 0 6 £500 +17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £225 -43.75%
Derbyshire -3 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (76.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.00%) CISA
6 5 (20.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) CRISC
6 5 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) BPMN
7 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) SAS
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Information Risk Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Process Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Process Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) BPMN
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) BPR
7 2 (8.00%) B2B
7 2 (8.00%) B2C
8 1 (4.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
1 5 (20.00%) CISA
1 5 (20.00%) CISM
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) CRISC
2 3 (12.00%) MBA
2 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (8.00%) QiCA
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (4.00%) APMP
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Progress