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 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 99 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.26% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.35% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £438 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
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
1462 1150 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.09% 75.76% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 684 522
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.61 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% -15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £23.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 6 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) PMI
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) CBAP
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (11.11%) BPEL
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement

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 (11.11%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Process Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Report Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) BPEL
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (11.11%) CBAP
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt