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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank - 58 64
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.63% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £413 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +179.47%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) E-Procurement
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) AS400
4 2 (33.33%) SQLPlus
4 2 (33.33%) SAP R/3
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) FMCG
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (33.33%) Life Science
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Support
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Support Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) AS400
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) E-Procurement
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft