The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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 / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 136 127
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.30% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £430 £428
% change year-on-year -3.77% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2229 2361 2453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 78.91% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1557 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 108 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -3.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in the South West

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in the South West

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in the South West

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +10 8 £375 -16.66% 3
Bristol -2 4 £325 -7.14%
Six Sigma
England

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

1 17 (68.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) DMAIC
5 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (20.00%) APMP
6 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
8 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) CCNA
8 2 (8.00%) Broadband
8 2 (8.00%) Windows
8 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) CMMI
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Broadband
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) VLAN
1 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Process Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planner
6 1 (4.00%) Billing Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Process Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (40.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) DMAIC
5 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.00%) CMMI
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) APMP
1 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (4.00%) ACCA
4 1 (4.00%) CIMA
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
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