Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 140 154
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -37
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Manchester median daily rate £400 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -35.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £315 £204 £320
90th Percentile £545 £411 £414
North West median daily rate £450 £275 £404
% change year-on-year +63.64% -31.89% +30.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2400 3004 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.27% 83.75% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1906 1783
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 79
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.76 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.45 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Manchester

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Manchester

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Manchester

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 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
Rochdale - 1 - -
Six Sigma
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Lean Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) BPR
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA