The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 84 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.091% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£293 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Six Sigma
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1040 819 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.82% 74.25% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 429 436
Average daily rate £350 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) MS Project
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) HNC
6 2 (13.33%) HND
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) BPMN
7 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) BPMN
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 2 (13.33%) HNC
2 2 (13.33%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
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