The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 82 90 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.51% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £498 £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £363 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £680
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1182 1167 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.60% 77.64% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 711 610
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 42
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £43.75 £30.83
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 the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire - 9 £498 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire -19 1 - - 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 15 (46.88%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (34.38%) Cognos
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) SAP
3 10 (31.25%) Logistics
4 9 (28.13%) SAP ERP
4 9 (28.13%) ERP
4 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Tableau
5 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco
6 7 (21.88%) Coaching
7 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (18.75%) F5
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
7 6 (18.75%) VMware
7 6 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (18.75%) JSP 440
7 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.75%) Unix
7 6 (18.75%) Sun
7 6 (18.75%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) BEA

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) iPlanet
1 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Data Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Business Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Logistics Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) ERP Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Chief Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) J2EE
2 5 (15.63%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Statistics
3 3 (9.38%) HP Storage
3 3 (9.38%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) AIX
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Solaris
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Logistics
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
4 9 (28.13%) ERP
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Coaching
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
8 5 (15.63%) QMS
9 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) JSP 440
2 5 (15.63%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Cognos
2 10 (31.25%) SAP
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Tableau
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) BEA
5 6 (18.75%) F5
5 6 (18.75%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.75%) Sun
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) BMC
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Qualys
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 2 (6.25%) Veritas