The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +38.94%
Six Sigma
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 79 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 66.97% 66.95% 67.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 68
Average daily rate £313 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.69 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +58.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - - - -
Six Sigma
West Midlands

Six Sigma
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) 3PAR