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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 153 182 187
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 19 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 17
Median daily rate £265 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.21% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £475 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
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
3015 3902 4694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.39% 84.24% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 3112 3526
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 £350 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 September 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 19 (63.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (46.67%) Project Management
3 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (43.33%) PRINCE2
4 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
7 7 (23.33%) UML
8 6 (20.00%) ISEB
8 6 (20.00%) Legal
8 6 (20.00%) Use Case
8 6 (20.00%) CBAP
8 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (20.00%) Virtual Team
9 5 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) CITP
9 5 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
10 4 (13.33%) Marketing
10 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) SMS
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (10.00%) MS Office
11 3 (10.00%) IBM
11 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (10.00%) Banking

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 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) GSM
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) DataStage
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) OLTP
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Electronics
6 1 (3.33%) French Language
6 1 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Communications Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Business Process Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Change Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.67%) Blog
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (46.67%) Project Management
3 13 (43.33%) PRINCE2
3 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) UML
7 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Use Case
8 5 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.67%) BPMN
10 2 (6.67%) BPR
10 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
10 2 (6.67%) eTOM
10 2 (6.67%) Network Management
10 2 (6.67%) Process Architecture
10 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CBAP
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) CITP
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (3.33%) APMP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) WorldPay