The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 126 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.55% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Median daily rate £415 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £47.71 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-39.22% +90.84%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2250 2547 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.65% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1700 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 135 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 South West

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Wiltshire +6 10 £415 -9.78%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (35.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
7 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (25.00%) Billing
7 5 (25.00%) IaaS
7 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) NEC
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 5 (25.00%) Skype
8 4 (20.00%) Service Design
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (20.00%) SLA
8 4 (20.00%) HNC
8 4 (20.00%) Windows

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Skype
2 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Billing
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Service Design Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (15.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (35.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (25.00%) Coaching
5 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Service Design
6 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (15.00%) Contact Management
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.00%) BPR
9 1 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) HNC
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (10.00%) APMP
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) NEC
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