The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank - 70 69
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £500 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +25.75%
Six Sigma
North 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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
538 813 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.93% 80.42% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 565 318
Median daily rate £425 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 39
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire