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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 1.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +0.62% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.09% +24.61%  

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 359 384 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.21% 84.03% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 208 193
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.26% -50.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in Essex

Six Sigma
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft