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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 120 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 17 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.45% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.60% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Average daily rate £421 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £383 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 7 £245 -51.00% 2
Warwickshire -1 3 £450 +12.50%
Solihull -11 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 17 (47.22%) Change Management
2 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 12 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (30.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 10 (27.78%) Data Structures
6 10 (27.78%) ServiceNow
7 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 9 (25.00%) ITSM
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
8 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
9 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (16.67%) SQL
9 6 (16.67%) SLA
9 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (13.89%) Internet
10 5 (13.89%) BCP
10 5 (13.89%) Benchmarking
10 5 (13.89%) BPR
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.89%) UML
10 5 (13.89%) RAD
10 5 (13.89%) RUP
10 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
10 5 (13.89%) MS Access
10 5 (13.89%) CRM

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
2 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (13.89%) MS Access
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Process Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Process Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Process Mapping Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Transformation Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.78%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Economics
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Change Management
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 14 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Lean Six Sigma
4 9 (25.00%) ITSM
4 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) BCP
7 5 (13.89%) Benchmarking
7 5 (13.89%) BPR
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) RAD
7 5 (13.89%) RUP
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) APMP
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) P3O
2 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) ServiceNow
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago