Period
to 29 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 6 months to 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Six Sigma
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 120 100
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20 -10
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Cheshire median daily rate £375 - £431
10th Percentile £363 - £413
90th Percentile £388 - £461
North West median daily rate £369 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +22.92% -29.41% +23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71

Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1036 1613 1696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.08% 85.48% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1109 1044
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £282
90th Percentile £525 £575 £596
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 69
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +2.86% -44.44%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.35 £43.15
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Cheshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +19 1 £375 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Six Sigma
North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall