The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 52 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.83% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £283 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -15.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 213 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.31% 70.30% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 81 141
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Six Sigma
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 10 £283 - 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) RDF
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) PMP
6 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) CMMI
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Service Management
8 1 (6.25%) UNIX
8 1 (6.25%) AIX
8 1 (6.25%) Solaris
8 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) HACMP
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (43.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) RDF
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) CMMI
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) BCP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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