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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 33 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.46% 3.76% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 5.75% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.03 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 87 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.06% 65.41% 62.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 52 33
Average daily rate £375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.30 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.92 £30.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint