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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 11 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.90% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Median daily rate £463 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £216 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.09% +26.56%

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
1918 2120 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 81.85% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1204 935
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -4 6 £438 +25.89% 1
Warwickshire -4 3 £463 +15.62% 1
Staffordshire +1 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) PMP
4 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Back Office

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Process Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Process Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Pega
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