The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 127 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.77% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +107.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £313 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2143 1679 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.64% 68.95% 66.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 923 1034
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £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 of England

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 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
Hertfordshire +2 4 £413 +32.00% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (63.16%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) SAP
5 7 (36.84%) ERP
5 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) E-Procurement
6 6 (31.58%) Workflow
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) JD Edwards
6 6 (31.58%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (15.79%) APMP
9 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
9 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.79%) RUP
9 3 (15.79%) PMI
9 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
9 3 (15.79%) PDCA
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) PRINCE

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (31.58%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Service Manager
1 6 (31.58%) SAP Manager
1 6 (31.58%) SAP Architect
1 6 (31.58%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (47.37%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) ERP
3 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) E-Procurement
4 6 (31.58%) Workflow
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) RUP
7 3 (15.79%) PDCA
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) APMP
1 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) JD Edwards
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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