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 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
England / East of England
Rank 119 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £513 £585 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +104.36%
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1735 1825 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.84% 78.46% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1092 1192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 170 139
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £46.90
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 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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Suffolk - 3 £513 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

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

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 East of England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CMDB
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) CMMI
2 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) ISO 9000
2 5 (35.71%) Def Stans
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows

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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) CMMI
2 5 (35.71%) Data Management
2 5 (35.71%) Programme Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CBAP
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Def Stans
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9000
2 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Sun
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) BEA