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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 91 90 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.060% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +28.68%
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
1284 1190 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.44% 78.76% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 632 806
Average daily rate £353 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 38
Average hourly rate £12.46 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.39% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 September 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
Leeds - - - - 2
Six Sigma
Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) PMI
5 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II