The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 29 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.10% 2.44% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 3.01% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £30.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+59.03% +13.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 166 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 68.13% 80.98% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 110 55
Average daily rate £450 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Six Sigma
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (88.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) ACCA
4 3 (33.33%) CIMA
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) BPR
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ACCA
1 3 (33.33%) CIMA
1 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt