The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 136 132 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 14 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.35% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £438 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £530 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £25.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+90.84% -5.30%
Six Sigma
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Bristol +2 6 £438 - 1
Wiltshire +1 6 £460 +5.14% 1
Somerset - 2 - - 3
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (46.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 13 (40.63%) Lean Six Sigma
3 10 (31.25%) Coaching
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) DMAIC
7 5 (15.63%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.50%) BPR
9 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Banking
9 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (6.25%) Office 365
10 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (6.25%) PMBOK
10 2 (6.25%) Legal
10 2 (6.25%) DFSS
10 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Service Design Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Process Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (31.25%) Coaching
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) DMAIC
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) BPR
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) DFSS
8 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CIPD
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Minitab
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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