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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 96 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+26.56% +179.47%
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
1470 1089 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.21% 76.85% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 661 486
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) PMI
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) BPEL
5 1 (10.00%) BPR
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Legal

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Front Office
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) CBAP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya