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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 412 406 381
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 215 221 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 153 147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £365 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £32.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
41831 40715 38755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.06% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27968 25808 24622
Average daily rate £445 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +4.37%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1188 1141
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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
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 1 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
(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 -6 96 £488 +2.84% 27
South East -34 36 £475 +5.20% 11
North East -13 19 £430 -15.27% 2
West Midlands -8 17 £421 +5.31% 7
East Midlands +8 16 £375 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire -2 11 £450 +20.80% 3
East of England +12 8 £450 -21.73% 6
South West -2 6 £368 -21.60% 2
North West -17 6 £400 -11.11% 6
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 190 (44.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 126 (29.23%) ITIL
3 120 (27.84%) Project Management
4 119 (27.61%) Finance
5 72 (16.71%) Change Management
5 72 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (15.55%) PRINCE2
8 59 (13.69%) Degree
9 58 (13.46%) Process Improvement
10 57 (13.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 51 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (11.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 50 (11.60%) Service Management
13 48 (11.14%) Business Analysis
14 44 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (9.98%) Banking
15 43 (9.98%) SAP
16 42 (9.74%) ITSM
17 41 (9.51%) Security Cleared
18 37 (8.58%) MS Visio
19 35 (8.12%) ITIL Certification
20 34 (7.89%) ServiceNow
21 32 (7.42%) Target Operating Model
22 31 (7.19%) Telecoms
22 31 (7.19%) SC Cleared
23 30 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
23 30 (6.96%) ITIL V3
24 29 (6.73%) Service Delivery
25 26 (6.03%) MS Excel

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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%) iPlanet
2 6 (1.39%) SAS
2 6 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.16%) Apache
3 5 (1.16%) CMS
3 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 37 (8.58%) MS Visio
2 26 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.57%) MS Office
4 23 (5.34%) MS Project
5 17 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 8 (1.86%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.39%) Relativity
2 6 (1.39%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 5 (1.16%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.16%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.93%) IaaS
3 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.57%) LAN
2 23 (5.34%) Firewall
3 22 (5.10%) WAN
4 11 (2.55%) Internet
4 11 (2.55%) VPN
5 8 (1.86%) SAN
6 6 (1.39%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.93%) Skype
9 3 (0.70%) 3G
9 3 (0.70%) Converged Networks
9 3 (0.70%) LDAP
9 3 (0.70%) WebEx
10 2 (0.46%) FTP
10 2 (0.46%) GSM
10 2 (0.46%) Multicast
10 2 (0.46%) NAS
10 2 (0.46%) SSH
10 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.02%) SAP BW
2 11 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.32%) MS Access
4 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.70%) Big Data
6 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.70%) DataStage
6 3 (0.70%) DB2
6 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.46%) GIS
7 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.46%) QualityStage
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Power BI
8 1 (0.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
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 2 (0.46%) Hudson
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) Toad
4 1 (0.23%) VersionOne
General
1 119 (27.61%) Finance
2 43 (9.98%) Banking
3 31 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.41%) Retail
6 15 (3.48%) Legal
7 10 (2.32%) Marketing
8 9 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.39%) Billing
10 6 (1.39%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (1.16%) Electronics
12 4 (0.93%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.93%) Publishing
12 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.70%) Front Office
13 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (38.05%) Analyst
2 102 (23.67%) Business Analyst
3 62 (14.39%) Consultant
4 56 (12.99%) Process Analyst
5 54 (12.53%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.80%) SAP Consultant
7 23 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.41%) Business Process Analyst
9 18 (4.18%) Senior Business Analyst
10 16 (3.71%) Change Manager
10 16 (3.71%) Functional Consultant
11 15 (3.48%) Service Analyst
12 14 (3.25%) Programme Manager
12 14 (3.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 12 (2.78%) Architect
14 11 (2.55%) Unix Engineer
15 10 (2.32%) IT Manager
15 10 (2.32%) Process Engineer
15 10 (2.32%) Senior Manager
15 10 (2.32%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.25%) Middleware
2 7 (1.62%) XML
3 6 (1.39%) JSP
4 5 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.16%) J2EE
5 3 (0.70%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.70%) Web Services
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.23%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.23%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.34%) FMCG
3 19 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.71%) Data Structures
5 15 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.02%) HACMP
7 10 (2.32%) PMI
8 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.86%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.62%) Equities
10 7 (1.62%) Robotics
10 7 (1.62%) Statistics
11 6 (1.39%) Derivative
11 6 (1.39%) User Experience
11 6 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.70%) Animation
14 3 (0.70%) Clustering
15 2 (0.46%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.34%) Unix
2 19 (4.41%) AIX
2 19 (4.41%) Solaris
3 15 (3.48%) Windows
4 11 (2.55%) Linux
5 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000
5 6 (1.39%) Windows NT
5 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) SUSE
7 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (44.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 126 (29.23%) ITIL
3 120 (27.84%) Project Management
4 72 (16.71%) Change Management
5 68 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (15.55%) PRINCE2
7 58 (13.46%) Process Improvement
8 51 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 50 (11.60%) Service Management
10 48 (11.14%) Business Analysis
11 44 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (9.74%) ITSM
13 32 (7.42%) Target Operating Model
14 30 (6.96%) ITIL V3
14 30 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (6.73%) Service Delivery
16 24 (5.57%) Waterfall
17 23 (5.34%) BPR
17 23 (5.34%) Business Process Improvement
18 22 (5.10%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.64%) SQL
2 6 (1.39%) Java
3 5 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.70%) C
5 2 (0.46%) MapBasic
5 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.46%) VBA
6 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (13.69%) Degree
2 57 (13.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 51 (11.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 41 (9.51%) Security Cleared
5 35 (8.12%) ITIL Certification
6 31 (7.19%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.41%) SAP Certification
8 17 (3.94%) PMI Certification
9 16 (3.71%) ISEB
10 13 (3.02%) IBM AIX Certification
11 11 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (2.32%) APMP
12 10 (2.32%) PMP
12 10 (2.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.62%) CBAP
14 7 (1.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 6 (1.39%) CCNA
15 6 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.57%) SLA
2 14 (3.25%) COBIT
2 14 (3.25%) JSP 440
3 10 (2.32%) QA
4 8 (1.86%) MiFID
5 5 (1.16%) GxP
5 5 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.16%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.70%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.46%) P3O
8 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.02%) GPFS
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (1.39%) EnCase
2 6 (1.39%) FTK
3 3 (0.70%) OpenView
4 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (9.98%) SAP
2 34 (7.89%) ServiceNow
3 24 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.87%) HP
4 21 (4.87%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.18%) Cisco
6 14 (3.25%) Oracle
6 14 (3.25%) VMware
7 13 (3.02%) IBM
8 10 (2.32%) CollabNet
9 7 (1.62%) OpenText
10 6 (1.39%) BEA
10 6 (1.39%) Blue Prism
10 6 (1.39%) Cognos
10 6 (1.39%) dtSearch
10 6 (1.39%) F5
10 6 (1.39%) Minitab
10 6 (1.39%) Nuix
10 6 (1.39%) Recommind
10 6 (1.39%) Sun
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