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 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 113 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +36.64%
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
1946 2137 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.95% 77.23% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1212 1253
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 157 151
Median hourly rate £27.44 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.50
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 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Hertfordshire +13 4 £438 -30.00%
Cambridgeshire +12 2 - - 1
Essex -2 2 - -
Six Sigma
England

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

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 East of England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) Degree
4 9 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Publishing
6 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.76%) NHS
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000

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:

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Client Services Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Change Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Improvement Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Change Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) eTOM
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Def Stans
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) WorldPay