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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 114 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £520 £413 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £183 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £423 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £10.70
% change year-on-year
+26.56% +199.20%
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
1870 1921 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.64% 76.63% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1164 973
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 138 149
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex - 9 £520 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £650 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Six Sigma
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) Project Management
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Degree
3 9 (40.91%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Lean Six Sigma
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 4 (18.18%) ISEB
7 4 (18.18%) PMI
7 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 4 (18.18%) LANDesk
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (13.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) JD Edwards
8 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) E-Procurement
8 3 (13.64%) Workflow
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (9.09%) SQLPlus

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Project Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Manager
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Support
4 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Service Support Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Support Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Client Services Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PMI
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) AS400
2 2 (9.09%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) E-Procurement
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) LANDesk
3 3 (13.64%) JD Edwards
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft