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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 93 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.66% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £24.06 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+98.33% -27.10%
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1169 906 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.91% 72.31% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 489 398
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) MBA
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MBA
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft