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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 126 106 109
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +23.88%
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
2254 2031 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.46% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1118 1000
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -2 3 £475 +14.45%
Warwickshire -2 2 £475 - 1
Staffordshire -3 1 - -
Coventry -12 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (42.86%) Data Structures
3 10 (35.71%) Change Management
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
4 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Process Management
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) ITSM
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) Pega
8 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Blue Prism
8 2 (7.14%) Management Information System

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Automotive
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Process Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Business Process Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Process Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Process Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Process Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Process Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Commercial Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Change Management
3 8 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Process Management
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Blue Prism
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) Pega
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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