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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 147 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 14 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 23
Median daily rate £508 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £430 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £510 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +36.64%
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
2831 4363 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.99% 80.31% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2321 3423 3596
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 42
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Lean Six Sigma
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (26.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Data Management
6 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Process Management
7 5 (19.23%) SAP
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
8 4 (15.38%) Electronics
9 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.54%) BPR
9 3 (11.54%) UML
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Document Management
9 3 (11.54%) eTOM
9 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (11.54%) Robotics
9 3 (11.54%) Marketing

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 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) Converged Networks
1 1 (3.85%) GSM
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) DataStage
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) OLTP
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Electronics
5 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (11.54%) Marketing
6 2 (7.69%) Private Banking
7 1 (3.85%) Back Office
7 1 (3.85%) French Language
7 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Process Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Process Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Change Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Process Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ODBC
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Robotics
3 1 (3.85%) Animation
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Data Management
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) Process Management
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) BPR
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Document Management
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (11.54%) UML
8 3 (11.54%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.85%) APMP
4 1 (3.85%) CBAP
4 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) CITP
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.85%) EMIR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.85%) MiFID
1 1 (3.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Blue Prism
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) VMware