Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 15 October 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 +8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.75% 2.59% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.98% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Swindon median daily rate £500 £474 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +14.10% +3.75%
Wiltshire median daily rate £519 £463 £426
% change year-on-year +12.16% +8.50% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 693 571 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 86.63% 86.91% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 406 399
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32% -1.00%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £268
90th Percentile £630 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Swindon median hourly rate £42.50 £13.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.46% -36.05% +23.55%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +0.67% +28.45%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Swindon

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Swindon

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 6 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) DMAIC
4 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (33.33%) Document Management
5 2 (33.33%) COBIT
5 2 (33.33%) CMMI
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (66.67%) Back Office
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Customer Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) DMAIC
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) CMMI
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT