The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 54 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.02% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£475 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +20.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
Six Sigma
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 259 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.79% 68.88% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 128 149
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the North East region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Durham -2 3 £150 -64.49% 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £508 - 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) ISO 14001
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) CMMI
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) BCP
6 2 (14.29%) BS7799
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) AIX

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Service Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) CMMI
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) BCP
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) QMS
7 1 (7.14%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 14001
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
2 3 (21.43%) SLA
3 2 (14.29%) BS7799
3 2 (14.29%) BS15000
3 2 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) GPFS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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