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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 25 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.74% - 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
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
103 97 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.30% 71.32% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 60
Average daily rate £375 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
Lichfield - - - -
Six Sigma
West Midlands

Six Sigma
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 February 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