The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 16 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.08% 1.75% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 2.27% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £750 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +23.88%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 132 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.23% 77.19% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 43
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Midlands

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Six Sigma
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) BPR
2 4 (80.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Contract Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the 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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Business Process Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Process Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Engineering
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) BPR
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management