Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 118 133
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 28 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.92% 1.02% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 6
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £308 £186 £344
90th Percentile £549 £521 £531
England median daily rate £425 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +15.63% -1.23% +26.56%

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 2,507 2,569 2,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.79% 81.89% 79.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,616 1,649 1,532
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £215 £233
90th Percentile £550 £565 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 71 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.80% +0.34%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.25 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.90 £38.75 £40.10
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Nottinghamshire +10 20 £360 -27.64% 2
Leicestershire -2 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire +13 2 £525 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £550 - 1
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 24 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 19 (67.86%) Process Improvement
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) ITIL
4 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
5 14 (50.00%) Project Management
5 14 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
6 12 (42.86%) Business Continuity
7 11 (39.29%) Service Management
7 11 (39.29%) Change Management
8 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3
10 5 (17.86%) SMS
11 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 3 (10.71%) Analytics
12 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (10.71%) ITSM
13 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 2 (7.14%) B2B
13 2 (7.14%) Cisco
13 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (7.14%) PMI
13 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
13 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
13 2 (7.14%) EDI
13 2 (7.14%) SAP
13 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
13 2 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
13 2 (7.14%) Billing

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 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SMS
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) QlikView
1 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) German Language
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Availability Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Capacity and Availability Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Capacity Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Business Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Business Process Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Process Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Release Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Data Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Data Network Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Lean Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Business Improvement Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Business Process Improvement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 19 (67.86%) Process Improvement
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) ITIL
4 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
5 14 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
5 14 (50.00%) Project Management
6 12 (42.86%) Business Continuity
7 11 (39.29%) Change Management
7 11 (39.29%) Service Management
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) ITSM
10 2 (7.14%) B2B
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
10 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 2 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow