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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 87 86
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £488 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £410 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -4.06% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1315 1264 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.50% 81.71% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 784 744
Median daily rate £410 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Lincolnshire - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £250 -
Northamptonshire -6 1 £525 +40.00% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £500 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (70.59%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
5 3 (17.65%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (17.65%) NHS
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Pega
6 2 (11.76%) Process Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (35.29%) Process Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Fault Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Pega
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) FNZ
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau