The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 South West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 129 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 9 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £431 £445 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-5.34% -14.93%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 1605 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.88% 69.63% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 990 1473
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 61 146
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £18.14 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Six Sigma
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 6 £431 -
Bristol - 3 £388 - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Six Sigma
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
6 2 (12.50%) BPR
6 2 (12.50%) DMAIC
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
6 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) IAS 39
7 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Process Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Solvency II Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) BPR
4 2 (12.50%) DMAIC
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) IAS 39
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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