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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 86 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 15 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.44% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.59% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.34%
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1312 1178 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 75.19% 74.70% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 604 437
Average daily rate £385 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 85 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +1 12 £450 -18.18% 1
Leicestershire +2 2 £310 +40.90% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
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England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (73.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.69%) Banking
7 2 (7.69%) BPR
7 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
8 1 (3.85%) B2B
8 1 (3.85%) B2C
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) PMI
8 1 (3.85%) PMP
8 1 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Process Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Change Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Change Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Change Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Change Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) BPR
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.85%) ATDD
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MBA
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Google