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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 68 58
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +32.81%

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
388 709 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.70% 78.87% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 456 340
Median daily rate £403 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 30
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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