The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 120 131 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 16 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Median daily rate £490 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% -2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
Six Sigma
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1974 2198 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.76% 77.23% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1269 1468
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 164 145
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.87 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £12.15 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.58 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 6 £490 -
Essex +6 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £550 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £375 -37.50%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 14 (48.28%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (24.14%) Sun
6 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
7 6 (20.69%) F5
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
7 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) BIG-IP
7 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
7 6 (20.69%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) MS Office
7 6 (20.69%) Unix
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) AIX
7 6 (20.69%) Solaris
8 5 (17.24%) MS Visio

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) iPlanet
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Lawson
1 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) BIG-IP
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Lean Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JSP
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Solaris
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (17.24%) CMMI
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Data Privacy
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Service Design
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CBAP
4 3 (10.34%) CISM
4 3 (10.34%) CISSP
4 3 (10.34%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) PMP
5 2 (6.90%) CCA
5 2 (6.90%) CCENT
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Def Stans
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9000
1 5 (17.24%) JSP 440
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) Sun
4 6 (20.69%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Varonis
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) BEA
7 1 (3.45%) CODA
7 1 (3.45%) SAP