The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 56 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.59% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £438 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 475 509 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.00% 75.86% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 270 280
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Hertfordshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in Hertfordshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 - -
Six Sigma
East of England

Six Sigma
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Ariba
1 3 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Def Stans

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Healthcare Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Healthcare Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Process Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ariba
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow