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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.53% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.09% +26.56%

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
1106 1503 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.48% 84.82% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 29
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching

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 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt