The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 63 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.29% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.43% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£625 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.15 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -26.25%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
560 469 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.39% 68.27% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 232 277
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 20
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Six Sigma
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Law
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA