The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 3.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £328 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.40% +53.90%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 131 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.78% 86.75% 61.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 87 54
Median daily rate £345 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire