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 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 150 143
Rank change year-on-year +30 -7  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £400 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £396 £450
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 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 2120 3183 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.04% 82.27% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1929 1547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 29 March 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 29 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
Merseyside - 3 £500 -
Cheshire +27 2 £375 -
Lancashire +20 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 11 (64.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
8 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.76%) Service Design

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Improvement Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Process Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
1 1 (5.88%) GMP
1 1 (5.88%) ISO13485
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Minitab
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago