The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 41 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.91% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£438 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 241 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.26% 70.47% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 174 158
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.85 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £21.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (92.31%) Finance
1 12 (92.31%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 7 (53.85%) UML
3 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
4 6 (46.15%) Retail
4 6 (46.15%) Retail Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 3 (23.08%) DMAIC
5 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) SSADM
7 1 (7.69%) DSDM
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) ATM
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
7 1 (7.69%) BPR
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Process Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Improvement Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (53.85%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) DMAIC
4 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SSADM
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification