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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 97 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.71% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.97% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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
1212 1034 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.04% 73.23% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 532 333
Average daily rate £375 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.30 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £25.36 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015. 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
Bolton - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ATM

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Process Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Practitioner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft