The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 121 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £300 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £356 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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%
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England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2034 1710 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.44% 72.89% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1013 752
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 63
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.20 £44.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
West Yorkshire -17 8 £413 +37.50%
South Yorkshire - 5 £254 - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (33.33%) BPR
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) BPMN
4 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
5 5 (18.52%) Coaching
6 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) NHS
7 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) PMP
8 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Management
9 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Trainer
7 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) ERP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (33.33%) BPR
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) BPMN
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
4 5 (18.52%) Coaching
5 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft