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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 116 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.49% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£365 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £393 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +3.15%
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
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
1830 1649 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.50% 75.50% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 922 1063
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 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
West Yorkshire +4 1 £365 -10.97% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II