The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 68 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.18% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.40 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
870 831 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.49% 73.74% 66.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 445 466
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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North West

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 25 July 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
Bolton - - - - 1
Six Sigma
North West

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (43.48%) Project Management
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) MS Project
4 5 (21.74%) UML
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (21.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) NHS
7 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
7 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BPMN
8 1 (4.35%) CBAP
8 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (26.09%) MS Project
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planner
3 5 (21.74%) Process Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 9 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) DSDM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Research
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (4.35%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle