The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 384 382 363
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 212 215 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 128 129
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £346 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £33.50 £27.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.89% +24.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.10 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £36.70 £67.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +179.47%
Six Sigma
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in England

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in England

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 111 £500 +2.04% 21
South East -8 21 £423 -0.58% 9
South West +15 20 £403 -10.55% 2
West Midlands -4 17 £400 +2.23% 6
East of England +9 11 £520 +26.06% 3
East Midlands -11 11 £388 -29.54% 2
North West -15 10 £375 -10.44% 9
North East -20 6 £288 -31.34% 1
Yorkshire -26 5 £485 -15.65% 6
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 181 (42.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 123 (28.54%) Finance
3 117 (27.15%) ITIL
4 103 (23.90%) Project Management
5 74 (17.17%) Process Improvement
6 70 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 70 (16.24%) Degree
7 69 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (15.08%) Change Management
9 62 (14.39%) PRINCE2
10 60 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (12.99%) MS Visio
12 52 (12.06%) Business Analysis
12 52 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (11.37%) SAP
14 44 (10.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 43 (9.98%) MS Excel
16 40 (9.28%) Banking
17 39 (9.05%) Security Cleared
18 38 (8.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 32 (7.42%) MS Office
19 32 (7.42%) Microsoft
19 32 (7.42%) Service Management
19 32 (7.42%) Service Delivery
20 31 (7.19%) Process Management
21 30 (6.96%) Workflow
21 30 (6.96%) BPMN
22 29 (6.73%) SC Cleared
22 29 (6.73%) Waterfall
23 28 (6.50%) Telecoms

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.39%) SAS
3 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (12.99%) MS Visio
2 43 (9.98%) MS Excel
3 32 (7.42%) MS Office
4 23 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (3.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.46%) Simulink
6 2 (0.46%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.46%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Relativity
1 6 (1.39%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 5 (1.16%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.16%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.46%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.78%) SaaS
2 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.39%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (1.16%) IaaS
5 3 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.48%) Internet
2 10 (2.32%) LAN
2 10 (2.32%) WAN
3 6 (1.39%) Firewall
3 6 (1.39%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.93%) VPN
5 3 (0.70%) Converged Networks
5 3 (0.70%) SAN
5 3 (0.70%) VLAN
6 2 (0.46%) FCAPS
6 2 (0.46%) Multicast
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.46%) Unicast
6 2 (0.46%) VoIP
6 2 (0.46%) WLAN
7 1 (0.23%) 3G
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.18%) MS Access
2 12 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.09%) SAP BW
4 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.16%) Big Data
5 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.93%) DataStage
6 4 (0.93%) OLAP
7 3 (0.70%) GIS
7 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.46%) MySQL
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.46%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.55%) Git (software)
1 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
1 11 (2.55%) Maven
1 11 (2.55%) Subversion
2 10 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.70%) Toad
4 2 (0.46%) Hudson
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.46%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 123 (28.54%) Finance
2 40 (9.28%) Banking
3 28 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (4.64%) Legal
7 11 (2.55%) Marketing
7 11 (2.55%) Retail
8 7 (1.62%) Electronics
8 7 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.39%) Wholesale Banking
10 5 (1.16%) Automotive
10 5 (1.16%) Back Office
10 5 (1.16%) Billing
10 5 (1.16%) Front Office
11 4 (0.93%) Local Government
11 4 (0.93%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (36.43%) Analyst
2 92 (21.35%) Business Analyst
3 68 (15.78%) Consultant
4 60 (13.92%) Process Analyst
5 56 (12.99%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.03%) Business Process Analyst
7 23 (5.34%) SAP Consultant
8 17 (3.94%) Process Consultant
8 17 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.71%) Architect
10 13 (3.02%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.78%) Change Manager
11 12 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
12 11 (2.55%) Process Improvement Analyst
12 11 (2.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 11 (2.55%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (2.32%) IT Analyst
13 10 (2.32%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.32%) Software Manager
14 9 (2.09%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.62%) Middleware
2 4 (0.93%) SAP TM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Basis
3 3 (0.70%) XML
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) Ajax
5 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.23%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.34%) FMCG
3 21 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.78%) PMI
5 11 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.86%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.62%) Equities
8 7 (1.62%) Robotics
9 6 (1.39%) Derivative
10 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.16%) HACMP
10 5 (1.16%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.16%) NHS
10 5 (1.16%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.93%) Statistics
12 3 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.64%) Windows
2 8 (1.86%) Windows 2000
2 8 (1.86%) Windows NT
2 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (1.86%) Windows XP
3 7 (1.62%) Linux
3 7 (1.62%) Solaris
3 7 (1.62%) Unix
4 5 (1.16%) AIX
4 5 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.46%) HPUX
5 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.46%) SUSE
5 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (42.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 117 (27.15%) ITIL
3 103 (23.90%) Project Management
4 74 (17.17%) Process Improvement
5 70 (16.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 65 (15.08%) Change Management
7 62 (14.39%) PRINCE2
8 60 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (12.06%) Business Analysis
10 32 (7.42%) Service Delivery
10 32 (7.42%) Service Management
11 31 (7.19%) Process Management
12 30 (6.96%) BPMN
12 30 (6.96%) Workflow
13 29 (6.73%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.26%) Data Analysis
15 26 (6.03%) Target Operating Model
16 25 (5.80%) Coaching
17 24 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.50%) SQL
2 9 (2.09%) VBA
3 7 (1.62%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.16%) C
5 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.70%) MapBasic
7 2 (0.46%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.46%) Perl
7 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.23%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) C-shell
8 1 (0.23%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (16.24%) Degree
2 44 (10.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 39 (9.05%) Security Cleared
4 38 (8.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 29 (6.73%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.10%) PMI Certification
7 21 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (4.18%) ISEB
9 17 (3.94%) SAP Certification
10 12 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (2.55%) PMP
12 10 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.86%) CCNA
14 7 (1.62%) HNC
15 6 (1.39%) MCTS
15 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (1.16%) CBAP
16 5 (1.16%) IBM AIX Certification
17 4 (0.93%) BC Cleared
17 4 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.03%) SLA
2 12 (2.78%) COBIT
2 12 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.32%) JSP 440
4 9 (2.09%) GxP
5 8 (1.86%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.86%) MiFID
5 8 (1.86%) QA
6 5 (1.16%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.70%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.46%) MISRA
9 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.23%) EMIR
9 1 (0.23%) ISO26262
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) GPFS
1 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) EnCase
1 6 (1.39%) FTK
2 3 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (11.37%) SAP
2 32 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.80%) Oracle
4 19 (4.41%) HP
5 15 (3.48%) ServiceNow
6 13 (3.02%) Cisco
7 10 (2.32%) CollabNet
8 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.39%) Blue Prism
9 6 (1.39%) dtSearch
9 6 (1.39%) Nuix
9 6 (1.39%) Recommind
10 5 (1.16%) IBM
10 5 (1.16%) VMware
11 4 (0.93%) Cognos
11 4 (0.93%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.70%) Avaya
12 3 (0.70%) Informatica
12 3 (0.70%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.70%) Mapinfo
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago