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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 128 129 138
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 15 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.89% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £358 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +23.88%
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
2218 2582 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.19% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1811 1678
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 104 127
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -4 12 £463 +15.62%
Somerset +22 1 - -
Bristol +3 1 £403 -4.16%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 15 (51.72%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 12 (41.38%) Process Improvement
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco
5 10 (34.48%) CCNA
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
7 8 (27.59%) DMAIC
8 7 (24.14%) Migration
8 7 (24.14%) VLAN
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.69%) HNC
9 6 (20.69%) SLA
10 5 (17.24%) Contact Management
11 4 (13.79%) Service Management
12 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
12 3 (10.34%) Windows NT
12 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
12 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 2 (6.90%) APMP
13 2 (6.90%) LAN
13 2 (6.90%) WAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Process Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Process Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Process Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Reporting Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
3 3 (10.34%) Windows NT
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Lean Six Sigma
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
3 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 12 (41.38%) Process Improvement
4 8 (27.59%) DMAIC
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Contact Management
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Coaching
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Service Design
8 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (3.45%) Change Control
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (3.45%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) HNC
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (6.90%) APMP
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) HND
7 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco