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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 86 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.76% 0.55% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.74% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £550 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £710 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £10.70
% change year-on-year
+26.56% +199.20%
Six Sigma
England

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
1230 1077 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.50% 74.28% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 611 590
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 65
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +18 10 £375 -31.81% 1
Leicestershire -7 2 £450 - 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 14 (93.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (46.67%) Process Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Statistics
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Back Office
7 1 (6.67%) MS Project
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Process Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Process Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Business Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) HR Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (46.67%) Process Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft