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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
UK / England
Rank 409 398 377
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 168 210 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 116 126
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £34.25 £40.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% +24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.00 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.40 £35.25
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
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 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 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
London -17 86 £520 +4.00% 12
South East +19 26 £425 +5.98% 6
East Midlands +8 12 £498 +24.37% 1
South West -7 10 £475 +11.43% 2
West Midlands -16 10 £475 +18.75% 3
North West +24 9 £383 +2.00% 3
Yorkshire +10 7 £425 -12.37%
East of England +3 4 £513 -12.39%
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 179 (50.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 130 (36.83%) Finance
3 122 (34.56%) Project Management
4 98 (27.76%) ITIL
5 95 (26.91%) Process Improvement
6 94 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (23.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (19.83%) Business Analysis
9 66 (18.70%) PRINCE2
10 62 (17.56%) Change Management
11 60 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (13.03%) Microsoft
13 46 (13.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 45 (12.75%) Security Cleared
15 42 (11.90%) Banking
16 40 (11.33%) ISEB
17 35 (9.92%) MS Visio
17 35 (9.92%) Coaching
18 33 (9.35%) MS Excel
19 32 (9.07%) ERP
20 31 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
21 30 (8.50%) MS Office
22 29 (8.22%) SAP
22 29 (8.22%) UML
22 29 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
22 29 (8.22%) ITIL V3
23 28 (7.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
24 27 (7.65%) Waterfall
24 27 (7.65%) Degree

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 22 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.55%) iPlanet
2 9 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (2.55%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.13%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (9.92%) MS Visio
2 33 (9.35%) MS Excel
3 31 (8.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (8.50%) MS Office
5 12 (3.40%) MS Project
6 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.12%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.57%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) HFM
5 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.25%) Firewall
2 10 (2.83%) BIG-IP
3 9 (2.55%) SAN
4 7 (1.98%) Internet
5 6 (1.70%) VLAN
6 4 (1.13%) FTP
6 4 (1.13%) LDAP
6 4 (1.13%) NAS
7 3 (0.85%) SSH
8 2 (0.57%) Broadband
8 2 (0.57%) HTTP
8 2 (0.57%) SMS
8 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.57%) WLAN
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.12%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.13%) DB2
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (0.57%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.57%) DataStage
5 2 (0.57%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.28%) EDMS
6 1 (0.28%) Essbase
6 1 (0.28%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Toad
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
General
1 130 (36.83%) Finance
2 42 (11.90%) Banking
3 27 (7.65%) Retail
4 22 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.97%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.12%) Marketing
7 10 (2.83%) Legal
8 7 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.70%) Back Office
10 5 (1.42%) Dutch Language
10 5 (1.42%) Local Government
11 4 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Automotive
12 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.57%) Electronics
13 2 (0.57%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.57%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) German Language
14 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (39.66%) Analyst
2 78 (22.10%) Business Analyst
3 51 (14.45%) Process Analyst
4 42 (11.90%) Project Manager
5 37 (10.48%) Consultant
6 27 (7.65%) Business Process Analyst
7 21 (5.95%) Business Manager
8 19 (5.38%) Process Consultant
9 16 (4.53%) Architect
10 11 (3.12%) Business Consultant
10 11 (3.12%) Data Manager
10 11 (3.12%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 10 (2.83%) Business Process Consultant
11 10 (2.83%) Change Manager
11 10 (2.83%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (2.55%) Implementation Manager
13 8 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (2.27%) IT Consultant
13 8 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.55%) J2EE
1 9 (2.55%) JSP
2 7 (1.98%) Web Services
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.82%) PMI
4 10 (2.83%) Equities
4 10 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.55%) e-Learning
5 9 (2.55%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.70%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.70%) Fintech
7 5 (1.42%) CMDB
7 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.42%) HP Storage
7 5 (1.42%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.13%) Clustering
8 4 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.13%) FMCG
8 4 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.23%) Windows
2 12 (3.40%) Linux
3 11 (3.12%) Solaris
3 11 (3.12%) Unix
4 10 (2.83%) AIX
4 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.85%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (50.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 122 (34.56%) Project Management
3 98 (27.76%) ITIL
4 95 (26.91%) Process Improvement
5 94 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (23.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (19.83%) Business Analysis
8 66 (18.70%) PRINCE2
9 62 (17.56%) Change Management
10 57 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (9.92%) Coaching
12 32 (9.07%) ERP
13 29 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (8.22%) ITIL V3
13 29 (8.22%) UML
14 27 (7.65%) Waterfall
15 25 (7.08%) Use Case
16 24 (6.80%) Service Management
17 22 (6.23%) BPMN
17 22 (6.23%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.83%) C
1 10 (2.83%) Java
2 4 (1.13%) SQL
3 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.28%) Python
3 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (13.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 45 (12.75%) Security Cleared
3 40 (11.33%) ISEB
4 28 (7.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 27 (7.65%) Degree
6 24 (6.80%) SC Cleared
7 22 (6.23%) DV Cleared
8 21 (5.95%) CBAP
8 21 (5.95%) PMI Certification
9 13 (3.68%) CITP
10 12 (3.40%) PMP
11 11 (3.12%) Chartered Engineer
12 10 (2.83%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 9 (2.55%) CCNA
13 9 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.42%) HNC
17 3 (0.85%) CISA
17 3 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.10%) SLA
2 17 (4.82%) JSP 440
3 15 (4.25%) MiFID
4 12 (3.40%) COBIT
4 12 (3.40%) ISO 9000
5 10 (2.83%) QA
6 8 (2.27%) Basel III
7 6 (1.70%) PMBOK
8 5 (1.42%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.85%) GDPR
9 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.57%) BS25999
10 2 (0.57%) GxP
10 2 (0.57%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.57%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 11 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.13%) OpenView
5 2 (0.57%) SCCM
5 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.22%) SAP
3 22 (6.23%) Cisco
4 16 (4.53%) Cognos
5 14 (3.97%) Oracle
6 13 (3.68%) Tableau
7 12 (3.40%) VMware
8 11 (3.12%) HP
8 11 (3.12%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.83%) F5
9 10 (2.83%) Sun
10 9 (2.55%) BEA
11 7 (1.98%) IBM
12 6 (1.70%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.70%) EMC
12 6 (1.70%) Symantec
13 4 (1.13%) BMC
13 4 (1.13%) Informatica
13 4 (1.13%) Pega
13 4 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
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