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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 131 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 17 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.06% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 10
Median daily rate £278 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £310 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.49 £31.44 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.73% +1.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.40% +53.90%
Six Sigma
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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
2644 1984 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.78% 78.20% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1143 1000
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 114
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Birmingham - 12 £225 -
Coventry -16 1 £340 -28.42% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (51.61%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (38.71%) Data Structures
3 11 (35.48%) Change Management
4 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) RAD
9 4 (12.90%) ISEB
10 3 (9.68%) HP
10 3 (9.68%) IBM
10 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
10 3 (9.68%) Automotive
10 3 (9.68%) ITSM
10 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
10 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
10 3 (9.68%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis

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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Business Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Business Process Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Process Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) HR Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) HR Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) ICT Officer
6 1 (3.23%) Lean Practitioner
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Project Support Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAP HR Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAP HR Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (38.71%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Change Management
4 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.81%) Lean Six Sigma
5 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) RAD
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
10 3 (9.68%) ITSM
11 2 (6.45%) Benchmarking
11 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
11 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) P3O
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Pega
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lennon Wright
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