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 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.45% 0.31% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.40% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £534
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -15.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £607
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 273 251 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.36% 77.71% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 174 229
Median daily rate £425 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £563 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +61.76%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Swindon over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 12 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 8 (66.67%) Process Improvement
4 7 (58.33%) DMAIC
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Big Data
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile App

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Process Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 7 (58.33%) DMAIC
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt