The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.25% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 102 125 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.45% 79.62% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 91
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Staffordshire

Six Sigma
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) MODAF
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case