The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 124 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.070% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.087% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £425 £575 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.08% +47.43%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1781 2301 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 81.05% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1562 1395
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Yorkshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +7 1 £425 -26.08%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) B2B
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (14.29%) Local Government
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) QMS
7 2 (14.29%) BPMN
7 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Quality Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (7.14%) MS Project
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Process Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Process Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Process Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Service Transformation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Service Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lean Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) B2B
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) BPMN
6 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) QMS
6 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft