The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 37 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.40% +53.90%
Six Sigma
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 264 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.78% 80.98% 89.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 171 321
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Bedfordshire region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £550 -
Six Sigma
East of England

Six Sigma
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Governance
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Service Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Service Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Service Design
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA