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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank - 62 61
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.09% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.30% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +113.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £46.36 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +54.51%
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
644 767 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 83.64% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 458 310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 24
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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

Six Sigma
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Contingency Planning

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Planner
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft