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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 144 152 189
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +37
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 15 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 21
Median daily rate £456 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £272 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £663 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +22.72%
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
2818 2875 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.33% 83.92% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2303 3677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 25 (69.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
4 15 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (38.89%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) ISEB
6 12 (33.33%) Use Case
6 12 (33.33%) CBAP
7 11 (30.56%) UML
7 11 (30.56%) Finance
8 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 10 (27.78%) SWOT Analysis
9 9 (25.00%) CITP
9 9 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (19.44%) Legal
11 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) Banking
11 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
13 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
13 4 (11.11%) MS Office
13 4 (11.11%) SMS
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HFM
1 1 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (2.78%) DMZ
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Essbase
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Legal
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Process Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Communications Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Business Improvement Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Project Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Project Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.56%) Blog
4 2 (5.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
4 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (38.89%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) Use Case
7 11 (30.56%) UML
8 10 (27.78%) SWOT Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 2 (5.56%) BPMN
11 2 (5.56%) CMMI
11 2 (5.56%) eTOM
11 2 (5.56%) Information Security
11 2 (5.56%) Process Architecture
11 2 (5.56%) SDLC
11 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CBAP
1 12 (33.33%) ISEB
2 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) CITP
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (5.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) CCSE
7 1 (2.78%) CCSP
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) MiFID
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) WorldPay