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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / Midlands
Rank 21 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.59% - 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £425
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 122 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.02% 74.39% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 6 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) BPR
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Process Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Process Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Engineering
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) BPR
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement