Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 17 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 127 134
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 33 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.78% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.96% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 5
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £277 £154 £340
90th Percentile £553 £500 £545
England median daily rate £430 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.65% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £43.78
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.49% +36.81%

Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2658 2721 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.27% 82.08% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1727 1610
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £41.00 £39.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in the East Midlands

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Nottinghamshire +17 22 £350 -26.32%
Leicestershire -3 4 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £550 -
Northamptonshire +7 2 £525 +37.70%
Derbyshire -16 1 £500 +11.11%
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 28 (84.85%) Lean Six Sigma
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Process Improvement
4 18 (54.55%) Matrix Organization
4 18 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 18 (54.55%) Project Management
5 15 (45.45%) Business Continuity
6 13 (39.39%) Service Management
7 11 (33.33%) Change Management
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL V3
9 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
9 5 (15.15%) SMS
10 4 (12.12%) SAP
11 3 (9.09%) Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 3 (9.09%) ITSM
11 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
11 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 2 (6.06%) EDI
12 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (6.06%) PMI
12 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
12 2 (6.06%) B2B
12 2 (6.06%) Cisco
12 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.06%) German Language

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SMS
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) QlikView
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) German Language
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Deployment Manager
1 5 (15.15%) Release Manager
1 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Availability Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity and Availability Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
3 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Asset and Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Process Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Data Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) EDI
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Lean Six Sigma
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) Process Improvement
4 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 18 (54.55%) Matrix Organization
4 18 (54.55%) Project Management
4 18 (54.55%) Service Delivery
5 15 (45.45%) Business Continuity
6 13 (39.39%) Service Management
7 11 (33.33%) Change Management
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL V3
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.09%) ITSM
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) B2B
10 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.06%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau