The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 154 178 185
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 17
Median daily rate £533 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £420 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £503 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
Six Sigma
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2850 4590 4659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.67% 79.95% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 3613 3496
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the City of London region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the City of London region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Use Case
6 4 (19.05%) Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Process Management
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (14.29%) BPR
7 3 (14.29%) UML
8 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.52%) CISSP
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) Network Management
8 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 3G
1 1 (4.76%) DMZ
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) GSM
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) DataStage
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) OLTP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Business Process Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.76%) MiFID Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Process Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ODBC
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Animation
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Lean Six Sigma
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Management
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Use Case
6 3 (14.29%) BPR
6 3 (14.29%) Process Management
6 3 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) BPMN
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Network Management
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (9.52%) CBAP
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCSE
4 1 (4.76%) CCSP
4 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CITP
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.76%) EMIR
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.76%) MiFID
1 1 (4.76%) PMBOK
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
1 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
2 1 (4.76%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase
2 1 (4.76%) WorldPay