The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 64 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.69% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.87% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +36.64%
Six Sigma
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
680 686 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.19% 78.67% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 518 463
Median daily rate £378 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 38
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +51.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.96 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) NEC
1 5 (50.00%) Billing
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Skype
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) Skype
1 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) NEC