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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 137 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
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£280 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £255 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £466 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +185.71%
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
2343 2050 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.66% 72.95% 65.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 992 1067
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 128 89
Average hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Manchester -11 4 £219 -45.31% 2
Cheshire +2 3 £343 +20.17%
Merseyside - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (25.00%) MS Project
4 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Banking
6 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (15.63%) Retail
7 5 (15.63%) Back Office
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Change Control
8 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (9.38%) MS Office
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) UML
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.25%) Marketing
10 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (25.00%) MS Project
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS Office
4 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Project Officer
3 5 (15.63%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (15.63%) Process Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Project Planner
4 4 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Assistant Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Process Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Change Control
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) UML
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Use Case
9 1 (3.13%) Time Management
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.25%) HNC
3 2 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ACCA
4 1 (3.13%) CIMA
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
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