The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 155 131
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.11% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.13% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Median daily rate £381 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £412 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £461 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in the North West

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in the North West

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in the North West

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in the North West

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester +14 3 £363 -17.14% 6
Merseyside - 2 £500 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
1 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) BPMN

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Lean Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Improvement Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) GMP
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 13485
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Minitab
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
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