Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 120 121
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.94% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.11% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 13
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -20.00% -12.20%
10th Percentile £344 £268 £122
90th Percentile £484 £545 £500
England median daily rate £475 £428 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £27.36 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -39.21% +12.50% -5.88%

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 2,212 2,692 2,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.23% 84.10% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,709 1,680
East Midlands median daily rate £404 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £247 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.79 £8.76
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 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 11 December 2018. 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
Northamptonshire -7 2 £350 - 1
Nottinghamshire -19 2 £450 +28.57%
Lincolnshire +6 1 £425 -22.73%
Derbyshire - 1 £475 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Minitab
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) G Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Process Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Process Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) MI Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Minitab