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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 21 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.85% 0.71% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 0.90% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate £388 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £550 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.64% -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
Northamptonshire

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
144 221 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.12% 78.37% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 140 78
Average daily rate £405 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Back Office
6 1 (9.09%) MS Project
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Process Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Business Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) HR Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Planning Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Process Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft