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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 28
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.70% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.88% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £208 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-33.73% +29.68%

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
128 114 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.73% 80.28% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 69
Median daily rate £345 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.04 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £17.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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

Six Sigma
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Computing

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case