Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 171 196
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 +1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.66% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
East of England median daily rate £413 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -15.22% +35.29%
10th Percentile £385 £363 £525
90th Percentile £520 £564 £650
England median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.63 £37.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.14
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.28% +34.81%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in the East of England

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in the East of England

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in the East of England

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in the East of England

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire -7 6 £400 +6.67%
Suffolk +13 4 - -
Bedfordshire -7 2 £413 -25.00%
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Physics
3 3 (25.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (16.67%) CMDB
4 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (16.67%) Def Stans
4 2 (16.67%) SIPOC
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) CMMI
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) IDEF
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Process Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Process Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) CMMI
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (16.67%) SIPOC
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
4 1 (8.33%) PDCA
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Def Stans
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Ariba
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Retek
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow