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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 128 140 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.098% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.13% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Average daily rate
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£499 £388 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.70% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £318 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £458 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.30 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.86% -47.57%
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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
2473 2333 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.07% 76.02% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1606 1423 1101
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 92 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £12.31 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Wiltshire - 10 £508 - 1
Bristol -3 2 £655 +69.03% 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
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England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (30.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (26.09%) Coaching
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) BPR
8 2 (8.70%) MS Project
8 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
8 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) COBIT
8 2 (8.70%) Retail
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) DMAIC
8 2 (8.70%) BS15000
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Process Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Process Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Service Design Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Management Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (26.09%) Coaching
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) BPR
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) DMAIC
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Process Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V2
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) People Management
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (4.35%) APMP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
1 2 (8.70%) BS15000
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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