The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 100 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.20% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £401 £475 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.52% +16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £455 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £495 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +36.64%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1126 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 75.37% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 616 457
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.70 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 8 (72.73%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) PMI
5 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (9.09%) CBAP
6 1 (9.09%) BPMN
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) ArchiMate
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) BPR
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (9.09%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Process Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) BPEL
6 1 (9.09%) BPMN
6 1 (9.09%) BPR
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (9.09%) CBAP
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Avaya