The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West 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 123 112 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.33% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.47% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate £425 £300 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £820 £523
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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 1696 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.19% 70.43% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 841 965
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 82 91
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.00
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 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 18 April 2014.

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 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
Manchester -5 10 £425 - 2
Cheshire -14 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.56%) NHS
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) DSDM
7 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) DSDM
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CBAP
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago