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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 113 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £405 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £408
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -3.78%
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
1825 1911 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.43% 73.47% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 1080 830
Average daily rate £403 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 133 117
Average hourly rate £26.63 £29.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% -8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.95 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Hertfordshire +5 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Six Sigma
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) VCP4
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (10.00%) Life Science
5 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) DMAIC

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) DMAIC
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (10.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards