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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 411 408 408
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 218 237 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 143 160
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.71 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +59.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £31.44 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.72 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.40% +53.90%
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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -15 77 £450 - 12
South East -7 35 £415 +10.66% 3
South West +15 19 £415 -5.14% 2
East Midlands +5 17 £450 -12.19% 1
West Midlands -36 16 £278 -30.62% 5
East of England +19 15 £490 -16.59%
North East -11 12 £488 -
North West -1 11 £224 -42.25% 3
Yorkshire +8 9 £450 +22.03% 3
Midlands -3 4 £750 +87.50%
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 195 (48.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 133 (33.17%) ITIL
3 129 (32.17%) Project Management
4 90 (22.44%) Finance
5 79 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (18.70%) PRINCE2
7 69 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (15.71%) Process Improvement
9 60 (14.96%) Business Analysis
10 56 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 56 (13.97%) Change Management
11 51 (12.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 49 (12.22%) Security Cleared
13 44 (10.97%) Microsoft
14 43 (10.72%) Telecoms
15 41 (10.22%) MS Visio
16 39 (9.73%) MS Office
16 39 (9.73%) ISEB
17 37 (9.23%) Cisco
18 35 (8.73%) Windows
18 35 (8.73%) Service Management
19 34 (8.48%) MS Excel
20 33 (8.23%) Degree
21 32 (7.98%) ITIL V3
22 31 (7.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
22 31 (7.73%) Unix
22 31 (7.73%) SAP
22 31 (7.73%) SLA
22 31 (7.73%) Firewall

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in 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 20 (4.99%) WebLogic
2 18 (4.49%) iPlanet
3 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.50%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) CMS
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (10.22%) MS Visio
2 39 (9.73%) MS Office
3 34 (8.48%) MS Excel
4 27 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.24%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.25%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.50%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.50%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.50%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Lawson
6 1 (0.25%) Maximo
6 1 (0.25%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 1 (0.25%) Primavera
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.24%) IBM Blueworks
2 7 (1.75%) IaaS
3 4 (1.00%) Office 365
4 3 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.73%) Firewall
2 23 (5.74%) BIG-IP
3 16 (3.99%) Internet
4 14 (3.49%) LAN
4 14 (3.49%) WAN
5 13 (3.24%) SAN
6 7 (1.75%) Broadband
7 6 (1.50%) LDAP
8 5 (1.25%) FTP
8 5 (1.25%) NAS
8 5 (1.25%) VLAN
9 4 (1.00%) HTTP
9 4 (1.00%) SMS
9 4 (1.00%) SSH
9 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.00%) VPN
10 3 (0.75%) Skype
11 1 (0.25%) DMZ
11 1 (0.25%) Intranet
11 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.74%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.00%) DataStage
4 7 (1.75%) DB2
5 6 (1.50%) Data Mart
6 5 (1.25%) OLAP
7 4 (1.00%) Big Data
7 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.75%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.50%) MS Access
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Toad
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 90 (22.44%) Finance
2 43 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.23%) Banking
4 23 (5.74%) Manufacturing
5 22 (5.49%) Retail
6 18 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (3.24%) Legal
8 7 (1.75%) Marketing
9 5 (1.25%) Local Government
10 4 (1.00%) Automotive
10 4 (1.00%) Billing
10 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 145 (36.16%) Analyst
2 85 (21.20%) Business Analyst
3 46 (11.47%) Process Analyst
3 46 (11.47%) Project Manager
4 40 (9.98%) Consultant
5 29 (7.23%) Business Process Analyst
6 16 (3.99%) Architect
7 14 (3.49%) Service Manager
8 13 (3.24%) Business Manager
9 11 (2.74%) Process Improvement Analyst
9 11 (2.74%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (2.74%) Service Analyst
10 10 (2.49%) Process Consultant
10 10 (2.49%) Six Sigma Consultant
11 9 (2.24%) Change Manager
11 9 (2.24%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 9 (2.24%) Service Transition Manager
11 9 (2.24%) Transition Manager
12 8 (2.00%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.24%) JSP
2 18 (4.49%) J2EE
3 12 (2.99%) Web Services
4 5 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (1.00%) Middleware
6 3 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.75%) XML
7 2 (0.50%) .NET
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.50%) CSS
7 2 (0.50%) jQuery
8 1 (0.25%) ODBC
8 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 12 (2.99%) Virtual Team
4 11 (2.74%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.74%) PMI
5 10 (2.49%) FMCG
6 9 (2.24%) Frameworx
7 7 (1.75%) Clustering
7 7 (1.75%) Digital TV
7 7 (1.75%) e-Learning
7 7 (1.75%) User Experience
8 6 (1.50%) Statistics
9 5 (1.25%) CMDB
9 5 (1.25%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.00%) HACMP
10 4 (1.00%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.73%) Windows
2 31 (7.73%) Unix
3 29 (7.23%) Solaris
4 28 (6.98%) AIX
5 26 (6.48%) Linux
6 24 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.75%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (48.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 133 (33.17%) ITIL
3 129 (32.17%) Project Management
4 79 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (18.70%) PRINCE2
6 69 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (15.71%) Process Improvement
8 60 (14.96%) Business Analysis
9 56 (13.97%) Change Management
9 56 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (8.73%) Service Management
11 32 (7.98%) ITIL V3
12 30 (7.48%) UML
12 30 (7.48%) Waterfall
13 29 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (6.98%) BPMN
15 27 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (6.23%) Coaching
17 23 (5.74%) BPR
17 23 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.99%) Java
2 14 (3.49%) SQL
3 5 (1.25%) C
3 5 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.50%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) Python
5 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (12.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 49 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.73%) ISEB
4 33 (8.23%) Degree
5 31 (7.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 27 (6.73%) SC Cleared
7 20 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (4.49%) CBAP
9 17 (4.24%) DV Cleared
10 16 (3.99%) PMI Certification
11 12 (2.99%) PMP
12 11 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (2.74%) SAP Certification
13 10 (2.49%) CCNA
13 10 (2.49%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 8 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
14 8 (2.00%) CITP
15 7 (1.75%) APMP
15 7 (1.75%) CISSP
15 7 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.73%) SLA
2 25 (6.23%) JSP 440
3 13 (3.24%) QA
4 8 (2.00%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.50%) Def Stans
6 6 (1.50%) ISO 9000
7 4 (1.00%) COBIT
7 4 (1.00%) MiFID
7 4 (1.00%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.75%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.50%) P3O
9 2 (0.50%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.25%) EFQM
System Software
1 25 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.00%) GPFS
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (5.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 20 (4.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (1.75%) OpenView
4 6 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.23%) Cisco
3 31 (7.73%) SAP
4 28 (6.98%) Oracle
4 28 (6.98%) VMware
5 27 (6.73%) Red Hat
6 24 (5.99%) Sun
7 23 (5.74%) F5
8 21 (5.24%) Cognos
9 19 (4.74%) BEA
10 14 (3.49%) IBM
11 13 (3.24%) HP
12 9 (2.24%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.24%) Tableau
13 8 (2.00%) Informatica
14 7 (1.75%) Minitab
14 7 (1.75%) Remedy
15 6 (1.50%) EMC
15 6 (1.50%) Opsware
15 6 (1.50%) Symantec
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