The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 127 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 13 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Median daily rate £396 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £426 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2440 1813 1807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.82% 76.40% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 1131 976
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 128
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Warwickshire -4 5 £575 - 1
Birmingham -8 4 £311 -37.90% 2
Coventry -7 2 £368 -8.12% 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Change Management
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 11 (31.43%) Lean Six Sigma
6 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (25.71%) Project Management
8 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (22.86%) Data Structures
8 8 (22.86%) Process Improvement
9 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (20.00%) ITSM
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) RAD
9 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (17.14%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) SLA
12 4 (11.43%) Internet
12 4 (11.43%) BCP
12 4 (11.43%) Benchmarking
12 4 (11.43%) BPR
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.43%) UML
12 4 (11.43%) RUP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.43%) MS Access
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) HR Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) HR Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.57%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Economics
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Change Management
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 11 (31.43%) Lean Six Sigma
6 9 (25.71%) Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) Process Improvement
7 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) ITSM
8 7 (20.00%) RAD
8 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (11.43%) BCP
10 4 (11.43%) Benchmarking
10 4 (11.43%) CRM
10 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 4 (11.43%) RUP
10 4 (11.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) APMP
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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