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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +6.45%
Six Sigma
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
122 143 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.22% 76.47% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 64
Median daily rate £350 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £10.96 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £25.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow