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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 37 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.57% 0.71% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.01% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £425 £450
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 £30.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +192.85%
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
283 198 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.08% 70.71% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 99 115
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.80 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 1 £500 - 2
Six Sigma
East Midlands

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (91.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) Process Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) CRISC
5 5 (41.67%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (41.67%) CISA
5 5 (41.67%) CISM
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Banking
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) CISSP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (33.33%) BPMN
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) SAS
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) RACF
8 2 (16.67%) OLE
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Information Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Information Risk Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Process Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transformation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) BPMN
6 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Use Case
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CISA
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) CRISC
2 2 (16.67%) QiCA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle