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 3 months to 29 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.

Six Sigma
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 98
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% -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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1496 1271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.70% 83.53% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 900 680
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago