The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 150 133 125
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £430 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +188.20%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2455 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.58% 76.36% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1456 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 100 108
Average hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -13 8 £375 +2.04% 8
Cheshire -5 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (65.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (26.92%) BPMN
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 6 (23.08%) Quality Management
4 6 (23.08%) MCTS
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Logistics
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) PMI
7 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
1 1 (3.85%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Process Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Process Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) PMI
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Lean Six Sigma
2 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) BPMN
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) Quality Management
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Logistics
7 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCTS
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.85%) CBAP
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
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