The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 53 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £520 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Six Sigma
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 403 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.07% 76.62% 78.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 220 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Six Sigma
East of England

Six Sigma
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Client Services Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
1 9 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree