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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 132 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate £485 £575 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +91.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +179.47%
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
2348 2057 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.49% 80.51% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1410 1012
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £10.75 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 4 £485 +36.61% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (45.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 10 (41.67%) Process Improvement
2 10 (41.67%) BPMN
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Process Management
3 9 (37.50%) Line Management
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) eTOM
5 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (29.17%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (8.33%) People Management
9 2 (8.33%) Project Planning

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Consultant
3 9 (37.50%) Process Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Lean Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Process Mapping Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Service Improvement Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) BPMN
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
1 10 (41.67%) Process Improvement
2 9 (37.50%) Line Management
2 9 (37.50%) Process Management
3 7 (29.17%) eTOM
3 7 (29.17%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.33%) People Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle