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 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 133 145
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.50% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +29.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £345 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £426
% change year-on-year -4.06% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

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 1680 2396 2467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.42% 86.53% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1666 1725
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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
West Yorkshire +28 8 £375 - 1
South Yorkshire +4 2 - - 1
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (69.23%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Local Government
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) DSDM
7 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (15.38%) PMP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) BPMN
7 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management

Six Sigma
Co-occurring 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 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Process Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Process Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Office Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UML Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) BPMN
7 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) DSDM
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 2 (15.38%) UML
8 1 (7.69%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft