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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
UK / England
Rank 420 373 386
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 157 225 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 136 128
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £40.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +20.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.50 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.50 £36.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £41.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-33.73% +29.68%

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
34870 38985 38045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 82.80% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23337 25837 24375
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 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1056 1033
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -27 63 £475 -5.00% 11
South East +26 36 £400 -0.24% 7
East Midlands +3 17 £450 +20.00%
South West -5 10 £450 +11.80% 3
North West +18 9 £401 +7.00% 4
West Midlands -7 9 £475 +18.75% 5
East of England -13 5 £513 -1.44% 1
Yorkshire +23 4 £287 -54.08% 2
Midlands - 2 £350 -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 163 (49.39%) Lean Six Sigma
2 125 (37.88%) Finance
3 119 (36.06%) Project Management
4 90 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 89 (26.97%) ITIL
6 87 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (21.52%) PRINCE2
9 66 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 60 (18.18%) Change Management
11 55 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 44 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (12.42%) ISEB
13 41 (12.42%) Banking
14 40 (12.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 38 (11.52%) MS Excel
16 37 (11.21%) MS Visio
17 35 (10.61%) Security Cleared
18 30 (9.09%) Degree
19 29 (8.79%) ERP
20 28 (8.48%) MS Office
20 28 (8.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
20 28 (8.48%) Coaching
21 27 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
22 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
22 26 (7.88%) UML
22 26 (7.88%) Service Management
23 25 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
23 25 (7.58%) PMI Certification

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 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.82%) iPlanet
3 6 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.91%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.61%) SAS
5 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (11.21%) MS Visio
3 28 (8.48%) MS Office
4 27 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (5.15%) MS Project
6 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.91%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.91%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) HFM
4 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.21%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.64%) Firewall
2 7 (2.12%) Internet
2 7 (2.12%) SAN
3 6 (1.82%) BIG-IP
3 6 (1.82%) VLAN
4 3 (0.91%) Broadband
4 3 (0.91%) LDAP
4 3 (0.91%) WLAN
5 2 (0.61%) FTP
5 2 (0.61%) Intranet
5 2 (0.61%) NAS
5 2 (0.61%) SSH
5 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.61%) Wireless
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.91%) DB2
5 3 (0.91%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.61%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.61%) DataStage
7 1 (0.30%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.30%) EDMS
7 1 (0.30%) Essbase
7 1 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.30%) QlikView
7 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.61%) Toad
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
General
1 125 (37.88%) Finance
2 41 (12.42%) Banking
3 23 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.06%) Retail
5 12 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.73%) Marketing
7 6 (1.82%) Back Office
7 6 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.52%) Dutch Language
8 5 (1.52%) Legal
9 4 (1.21%) Local Government
10 3 (0.91%) Automotive
10 3 (0.91%) Billing
10 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.61%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 140 (42.42%) Analyst
2 76 (23.03%) Business Analyst
3 51 (15.45%) Process Analyst
4 48 (14.55%) Project Manager
5 37 (11.21%) Consultant
6 24 (7.27%) Business Process Analyst
7 18 (5.45%) Process Consultant
8 15 (4.55%) Business Manager
9 11 (3.33%) Business Consultant
10 10 (3.03%) Architect
10 10 (3.03%) Business Process Consultant
10 10 (3.03%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 10 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.73%) CRM Manager
11 9 (2.73%) CRM Project Manager
11 9 (2.73%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.42%) Change Manager
12 8 (2.42%) IT Consultant
12 8 (2.42%) Transformation Manager
13 7 (2.12%) Project Facilitator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.82%) J2EE
2 5 (1.52%) JSP
3 4 (1.21%) Web Services
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.55%) PMI
4 11 (3.33%) Equities
5 10 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.73%) e-Learning
6 9 (2.73%) Market Risk
7 7 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.82%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.21%) CMDB
10 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.21%) Fintech
11 3 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.91%) Frameworx
11 3 (0.91%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.91%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.91%) User Experience
12 2 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.24%) Windows
2 9 (2.73%) Linux
3 8 (2.42%) Unix
4 6 (1.82%) AIX
4 6 (1.82%) Solaris
4 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (49.39%) Lean Six Sigma
2 119 (36.06%) Project Management
3 90 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 89 (26.97%) ITIL
5 87 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (21.52%) PRINCE2
8 66 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 60 (18.18%) Change Management
10 44 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (8.79%) ERP
12 28 (8.48%) Coaching
13 26 (7.88%) Service Management
13 26 (7.88%) UML
14 25 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (6.97%) BPMN
15 23 (6.97%) Use Case
16 22 (6.67%) ITIL V3
17 21 (6.36%) CRM
17 21 (6.36%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.42%) C
2 7 (2.12%) SQL
3 6 (1.82%) Java
4 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (12.42%) ISEB
2 40 (12.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 35 (10.61%) Security Cleared
4 30 (9.09%) Degree
5 28 (8.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 25 (7.58%) PMI Certification
7 19 (5.76%) CBAP
8 18 (5.45%) DV Cleared
8 18 (5.45%) SC Cleared
9 17 (5.15%) PMP
10 12 (3.64%) CITP
11 10 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (2.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 7 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.82%) CCNA
14 6 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.91%) CISM
15 3 (0.91%) CISSP
15 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.15%) PMO
2 15 (4.55%) COBIT
3 12 (3.64%) ISO 9000
3 12 (3.64%) MiFID
4 11 (3.33%) JSP 440
5 9 (2.73%) QA
6 8 (2.42%) Basel III
6 8 (2.42%) SLA
7 5 (1.52%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.52%) PMBOK
8 4 (1.21%) Def Stans
8 4 (1.21%) GDPR
8 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.61%) BS25999
9 2 (0.61%) GxP
9 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.61%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) NFS
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.21%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.61%) OpenView
4 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.61%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 44 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.97%) SAP
3 17 (5.15%) Cisco
4 15 (4.55%) Oracle
5 10 (3.03%) Cognos
6 9 (2.73%) HP
7 8 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.12%) Tableau
8 7 (2.12%) VMware
9 6 (1.82%) BEA
9 6 (1.82%) F5
9 6 (1.82%) Informatica
9 6 (1.82%) Sun
10 5 (1.52%) IBM
11 4 (1.21%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.21%) EMC
11 4 (1.21%) Symantec
12 3 (0.91%) Baan
12 3 (0.91%) BMC
12 3 (0.91%) Talend
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