The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 101 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.91% 0.090% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £488 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 - £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1117 922 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.69% 82.99% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 609 340
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 38
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.85 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.16% -31.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £32.34
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 North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -17 11 £488 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 23 (85.19%) ITIL
2 17 (62.96%) Project Management
3 15 (55.56%) ITIL V3
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) Unix
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 12 (44.44%) AIX
4 12 (44.44%) Solaris
5 11 (40.74%) JSP 440
6 9 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (33.33%) SLA
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco
7 8 (29.63%) Sun
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) BEA
7 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
7 8 (29.63%) JSP
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) iPlanet
7 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (29.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) BIG-IP
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
7 8 (29.63%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (29.63%) F5
8 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) iPlanet
1 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) MQSeries
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) BIG-IP
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) LDAP
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) FTP
5 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 2 (7.41%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Chief Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Support
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) JSP
2 7 (25.93%) J2EE
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) Middleware
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) HACMP
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.41%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.41%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) AIX
1 12 (44.44%) Solaris
1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) ITIL
2 17 (62.96%) Project Management
3 15 (55.56%) ITIL V3
4 8 (29.63%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (25.93%) QMS
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (14.81%) High Availability
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) Workflow
9 3 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) IBM AIX Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) JSP 440
2 9 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) GPFS
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (29.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (14.81%) OpenView
3 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) BEA
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) Sun
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Cognos
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Opsware
6 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) BMC
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Qualys
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas
7 1 (3.70%) SAP