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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 433 405 396
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 181 214 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 129 151
Median daily rate £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £309 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £553 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.60 £29.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.20 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +22.72%
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
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
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 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 -17 82 £500 +5.26% 12
South East +2 28 £380 -1.93% 5
South West +5 16 £444 +10.93% 1
Yorkshire +11 15 £475 +6.20% 4
West Midlands -23 9 £475 +3.82% 3
East Midlands 0 7 £288 -
North West 0 7 £351 +7.84% 1
East of England +4 6 £513 -10.86% 1
Midlands +6 4 £750 +87.50%
North East -33 2 £410 - 1
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 203 (50.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 135 (33.50%) Project Management
3 133 (33.00%) Finance
4 126 (31.27%) ITIL
5 93 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (22.83%) Process Improvement
7 85 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (20.60%) PRINCE2
9 77 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
10 76 (18.86%) Business Analysis
11 61 (15.14%) Change Management
12 60 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 55 (13.65%) Microsoft
14 52 (12.90%) Security Cleared
15 45 (11.17%) MS Visio
15 45 (11.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 43 (10.67%) Banking
17 41 (10.17%) MS Excel
17 41 (10.17%) ISEB
18 40 (9.93%) MS Office
19 35 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
19 35 (8.68%) Coaching
20 33 (8.19%) SAP
21 32 (7.94%) ERP
22 31 (7.69%) UML
22 31 (7.69%) Retail
22 31 (7.69%) ITIL V3
23 30 (7.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
23 30 (7.44%) Waterfall
23 30 (7.44%) 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 28 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.98%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.48%) iPlanet
4 9 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (11.17%) MS Visio
2 41 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 40 (9.93%) MS Office
4 35 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.98%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.99%) SAP SRM
3 6 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.99%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.74%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.74%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.74%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.50%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.25%) Maximo
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.25%) Primavera
7 1 (0.25%) Sonata
7 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.23%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.99%) IaaS
4 3 (0.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.71%) Firewall
2 15 (3.72%) BIG-IP
3 10 (2.48%) Internet
4 7 (1.74%) VLAN
5 6 (1.49%) LAN
5 6 (1.49%) SAN
5 6 (1.49%) WAN
6 5 (1.24%) Broadband
7 4 (0.99%) SMS
8 3 (0.74%) FTP
8 3 (0.74%) HTTP
8 3 (0.74%) NAS
9 2 (0.50%) LDAP
9 2 (0.50%) SSH
9 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.50%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) 3G
10 1 (0.25%) DMZ
10 1 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.99%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.49%) Data Mart
4 6 (1.49%) DataStage
5 4 (0.99%) OLAP
6 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.74%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.50%) DB2
7 2 (0.50%) MS Access
7 2 (0.50%) QlikView
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.25%) Essbase
8 1 (0.25%) GIS
8 1 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Toad
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 133 (33.00%) Finance
2 43 (10.67%) Banking
3 31 (7.69%) Retail
4 25 (6.20%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.71%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (3.72%) Legal
8 12 (2.98%) Marketing
9 7 (1.74%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.24%) Back Office
10 5 (1.24%) Dutch Language
10 5 (1.24%) Local Government
11 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Automotive
13 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.50%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.50%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (37.97%) Analyst
2 91 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 49 (12.16%) Process Analyst
4 46 (11.41%) Consultant
4 46 (11.41%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.20%) Business Process Analyst
6 19 (4.71%) Architect
7 18 (4.47%) Business Manager
7 18 (4.47%) Process Consultant
8 12 (2.98%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 12 (2.98%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (2.73%) Business Consultant
9 11 (2.73%) Data Manager
10 10 (2.48%) Business Process Consultant
10 10 (2.48%) Change Manager
10 10 (2.48%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.23%) Service Analyst
11 9 (2.23%) Transformation Manager
12 8 (1.99%) Process Improvement Analyst
12 8 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.23%) JSP
2 11 (2.73%) J2EE
3 10 (2.48%) Web Services
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.98%) Data Structures
3 12 (2.98%) PMI
4 11 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.48%) Equities
5 10 (2.48%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.23%) e-Learning
6 9 (2.23%) FMCG
6 9 (2.23%) Market Risk
6 9 (2.23%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.49%) CMDB
7 6 (1.49%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.24%) Digital TV
8 5 (1.24%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.99%) Fintech
9 4 (0.99%) Reinsurance
9 4 (0.99%) SCADA
9 4 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.44%) Windows
2 18 (4.47%) Linux
3 17 (4.22%) Solaris
3 17 (4.22%) Unix
4 16 (3.97%) AIX
4 16 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.74%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (50.37%) Lean Six Sigma
2 135 (33.50%) Project Management
3 126 (31.27%) ITIL
4 93 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (22.83%) Process Improvement
6 85 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (20.60%) PRINCE2
8 76 (18.86%) Business Analysis
9 61 (15.14%) Change Management
10 60 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (8.68%) Coaching
12 32 (7.94%) ERP
13 31 (7.69%) ITIL V3
13 31 (7.69%) UML
14 30 (7.44%) Waterfall
15 29 (7.20%) Use Case
16 27 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (6.20%) BPMN
18 23 (5.71%) Programme Management
18 23 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.97%) Java
2 12 (2.98%) C
2 12 (2.98%) SQL
3 1 (0.25%) Python
3 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 41 (10.17%) ISEB
4 30 (7.44%) Degree
4 30 (7.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 29 (7.20%) CBAP
6 27 (6.70%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 17 (4.22%) PMI Certification
9 16 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (3.72%) CITP
10 15 (3.72%) PMP
11 14 (3.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 13 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
12 13 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (2.98%) CCNA
14 9 (2.23%) CISSP
14 9 (2.23%) SAP Certification
15 8 (1.99%) CISM
16 6 (1.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.46%) SLA
2 21 (5.21%) JSP 440
3 14 (3.47%) MiFID
4 11 (2.73%) COBIT
5 10 (2.48%) QA
6 8 (1.99%) Basel III
7 6 (1.49%) Def Stans
7 6 (1.49%) ISO 9000
7 6 (1.49%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.99%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.99%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.74%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.50%) BS25999
11 2 (0.50%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.25%) EFQM
12 1 (0.25%) GxP
12 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (2.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.74%) OpenView
5 2 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.19%) SAP
3 29 (7.20%) Cisco
4 21 (5.21%) Oracle
5 19 (4.71%) Cognos
6 17 (4.22%) VMware
7 16 (3.97%) Sun
8 15 (3.72%) F5
8 15 (3.72%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.23%) Tableau
10 11 (2.73%) BEA
11 8 (1.99%) HP
11 8 (1.99%) Informatica
12 7 (1.74%) IBM
13 5 (1.24%) Varonis
14 4 (0.99%) Blue Prism
14 4 (0.99%) EMC
14 4 (0.99%) Pega
14 4 (0.99%) Remedy
14 4 (0.99%) Symantec
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