The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 25 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.31% 0.47% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 0.58% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate £375 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £550 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+26.56% +179.47%
Six Sigma
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 345 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.79% 80.23% 75.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 227 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.38 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 10 £375 -31.81% 1
Six Sigma
East Midlands

Six Sigma
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Back Office
6 1 (8.33%) MS Project
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Process Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Process Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) HR Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Planning Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft