The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 131 132 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 11 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.57% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Median daily rate £450 £373 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £130 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2388 2452 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.86% 82.61% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1604 1270
Median daily rate £425 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 47
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £9.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £35.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Yorkshire region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
North Yorkshire +10 5 £450 +23.28%
South Yorkshire -3 4 £358 -15.38%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £525 +38.15% 3
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 14 (77.78%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 8 (44.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Minitab
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
8 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) BPMN
8 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) Statistics
8 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Process Management
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (44.44%) MS Office
1 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Lean Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Process Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Improvement Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Change Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Lean Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Public Sector Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Statistics
3 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) BPMN
6 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Process Management
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Minitab
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle