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 7 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 112 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 14 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.90% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.25% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£408 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.03 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.75 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -5.34%
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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
1947 1765 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.64% 72.16% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 923 554
Average daily rate £375 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £497 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 3 £500 -
Solihull +7 2 £415 -
Warwickshire -9 2 £400 -15.78% 1
Staffordshire -14 1 - -
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 11 (45.83%) Automotive
3 8 (33.33%) C
3 8 (33.33%) UML
3 8 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) CAN bus
5 6 (25.00%) Mechatronics
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 4 (16.67%) Simulink
7 4 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.67%) FlexRay
8 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Electronics
8 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
9 2 (8.33%) Internet
9 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (8.33%) 3G
9 2 (8.33%) HTTPS

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Simulink
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) FlexRay
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) 3G
2 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.33%) IPv4
2 2 (8.33%) IPv6
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) 2G
2 2 (8.33%) 4G
2 2 (8.33%) MIMO
2 2 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (8.33%) CANoe
2 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (45.83%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lean Practitioner
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) JSP
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (25.00%) Mechatronics
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.33%) Telematics
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) UML
1 8 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) DMAIC
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) Process Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
2 4 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) IEC 61508
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
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