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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
London / City of London
Rank 125 135 170
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +35
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 22 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Median daily rate £519 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £775 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%

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
2511 2573 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.61% 84.92% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2020 3207
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 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 37
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 22 (62.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) Project Management
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2
5 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (28.57%) Use Case
6 10 (28.57%) ISEB
7 9 (25.71%) UML
7 9 (25.71%) CBAP
8 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) SWOT Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) CITP
9 7 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
11 5 (14.29%) Legal
11 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
12 4 (11.43%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (8.57%) MS Office
13 3 (8.57%) Equities

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 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HFM
1 1 (2.86%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Essbase
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Process Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Business Process Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Communications Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) HR Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Lean Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Project Change Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Equities
2 3 (8.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.71%) Blog
3 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Project Management
3 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (28.57%) Use Case
6 9 (25.71%) UML
7 8 (22.86%) SWOT Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) BPMN
10 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.71%) Process Architecture
10 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) SDLC
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) CBAP
3 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) CITP
5 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) CISSP
7 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau