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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.09% 1.57% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.85% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £750 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
Six Sigma
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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
155 162 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.15% 84.82% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 67 46
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) BPR
2 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity 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 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Process Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) BPR
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management