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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / North East
Rank - 69 50
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 1.00% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.18% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £285 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.88%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 761 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.24% 84.65% 69.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 497 245
Median daily rate £385 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440