The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 60
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 398 387 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.66% 80.12% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 183 294
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 101 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -17.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.52 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Essex

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in Essex