The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Northamptonshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 34 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.69% 0.76% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.06% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£438 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
- +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.40 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 188 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.69% 71.76% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 108 184
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £307 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Six Sigma
East Midlands

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Northampton -1 5 £425 -
Six Sigma
East Midlands

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (71.43%) CISA
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) CRISC
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) SAS
4 3 (42.86%) RACF
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) MS Access
5 2 (28.57%) OLE
5 2 (28.57%) QiCA
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Information Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Information Risk Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) CISA
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) CRISC
2 2 (28.57%) QiCA
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle