The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 107 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.38% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.54% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £298 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.30 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+87.86% -47.57%
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1524 1291 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.56% 77.26% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 836 487
Average daily rate £375 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -1 7 £400 - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 4
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (40.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) FMCG
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft