Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 2018 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
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 176 187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 +16
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 31 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.56% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 22
South West median daily rate £415 £463 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.27% +13.50% -9.44%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £329
90th Percentile £458 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
South West median hourly rate - £41.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.20% -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £40.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +26.54% - +26.56%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,126 4,434 5,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.26% 81.85% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,563 2,965 3,465
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £515
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 272 251
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -4.51% +34.26%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
Bristol +2 11 £400 +24.03% 4
Wiltshire +2 8 £425 -10.53% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Devon - 4 £450 - 2
Cornwall - 2 £350 -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 17 (54.84%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) Process Improvement
5 8 (25.81%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
6 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) Rational Team Concert
6 7 (22.58%) Rational Quality Manager
6 7 (22.58%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 4 (12.90%) WSO2
9 4 (12.90%) PMO
10 3 (9.68%) Business Change Management
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Server

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 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.23%) Skype
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (22.58%) Rational Quality Manager
1 7 (22.58%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Change Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.45%) DOORS Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Lean Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 9 (29.03%) Process Improvement
4 8 (25.81%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (25.81%) Programme Management
5 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 3 (9.68%) Business Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) HNC
5 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) WSO2
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) SAP