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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 427 382 386
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 187 232 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 157 158
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £622 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £24.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +44.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +44.92%
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
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the England region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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 -7 78 £500 +5.26% 24
South East -37 38 £500 +11.11% 8
North East -36 15 £500 +2.04%
East Midlands +10 14 £388 -13.88%
Yorkshire +4 12 £450 +13.92% 3
East of England +9 9 £475 -17.39%
South West -16 9 £385 -14.44% 3
West Midlands -21 8 £448 -0.44% 1
North West -32 5 £401 -2.72% 5
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 187 (44.52%) Lean Six Sigma
2 119 (28.33%) Project Management
3 109 (25.95%) ITIL
3 109 (25.95%) Finance
4 71 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (16.19%) Change Management
6 67 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (15.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 63 (15.00%) Process Improvement
9 59 (14.05%) PRINCE2
10 55 (13.10%) Degree
11 49 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (11.19%) Business Analysis
14 43 (10.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 42 (10.00%) Telecoms
15 42 (10.00%) MS Visio
16 41 (9.76%) Service Management
16 41 (9.76%) Banking
16 41 (9.76%) Security Cleared
17 40 (9.52%) SAP
18 38 (9.05%) ITSM
19 34 (8.10%) ITIL Certification
19 34 (8.10%) ServiceNow
20 33 (7.86%) BPR
21 29 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
22 28 (6.67%) ITIL V3
22 28 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
23 27 (6.43%) SC Cleared
23 27 (6.43%) MS Excel

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 16 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.90%) iPlanet
2 8 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.19%) Apache
3 5 (1.19%) CMS
4 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.95%) SAS
5 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 42 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 27 (6.43%) MS Excel
3 26 (6.19%) MS Project
4 24 (5.71%) MS Office
5 17 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 7 (1.67%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.43%) Relativity
2 6 (1.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 5 (1.19%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.71%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (1.19%) IaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.19%) Firewall
2 24 (5.71%) LAN
3 22 (5.24%) WAN
4 12 (2.86%) Internet
5 11 (2.62%) VPN
6 10 (2.38%) SAN
7 8 (1.90%) BIG-IP
8 5 (1.19%) Skype
8 5 (1.19%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.95%) LDAP
10 3 (0.71%) 3G
10 3 (0.71%) Converged Networks
10 3 (0.71%) WebEx
11 2 (0.48%) Broadband
11 2 (0.48%) FTP
11 2 (0.48%) GSM
11 2 (0.48%) NAS
11 2 (0.48%) SSH
12 1 (0.24%) 4G
12 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 10 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.43%) MS Access
4 6 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.19%) DB2
6 4 (0.95%) Big Data
7 3 (0.71%) DataStage
7 3 (0.71%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.48%) QualityStage
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.24%) OLTP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.24%) Maven
1 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.24%) Subversion
1 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 109 (25.95%) Finance
2 42 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.76%) Banking
4 19 (4.52%) Retail
5 18 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.81%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.86%) Legal
8 9 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.67%) Billing
11 6 (1.43%) Marketing
12 5 (1.19%) Electronics
13 4 (0.95%) Local Government
13 4 (0.95%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.95%) Publishing
13 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.71%) Back Office
14 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.48%) Automotive
15 2 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (39.76%) Analyst
2 106 (25.24%) Business Analyst
3 57 (13.57%) Process Analyst
4 51 (12.14%) Consultant
5 50 (11.90%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.71%) Business Process Analyst
7 21 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
8 20 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.81%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (3.57%) Change Manager
10 15 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
11 14 (3.33%) Architect
11 14 (3.33%) Programme Manager
12 13 (3.10%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 11 (2.62%) Process Engineer
13 11 (2.62%) Process Improvement Specialist
13 11 (2.62%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.38%) Senior Manager
14 10 (2.38%) Service Manager
14 10 (2.38%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.10%) Middleware
2 8 (1.90%) JSP
3 7 (1.67%) J2EE
3 7 (1.67%) XML
4 5 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.71%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.71%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) .NET
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.48%) CSS
6 2 (0.48%) jQuery
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.48%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.24%) ODBC
7 1 (0.24%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.52%) FMCG
3 16 (3.81%) Data Structures
3 16 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.10%) HACMP
5 12 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.14%) Statistics
7 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.67%) Frameworx
8 7 (1.67%) PMI
8 7 (1.67%) Robotics
9 6 (1.43%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.43%) User Experience
10 4 (0.95%) Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.48%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.48%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.48%) Unix
2 21 (5.00%) AIX
2 21 (5.00%) Solaris
3 12 (2.86%) Windows
4 11 (2.62%) Linux
5 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (44.52%) Lean Six Sigma
2 119 (28.33%) Project Management
3 109 (25.95%) ITIL
4 71 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (16.19%) Change Management
6 63 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 59 (14.05%) PRINCE2
8 49 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 48 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (11.19%) Business Analysis
11 41 (9.76%) Service Management
12 38 (9.05%) ITSM
13 33 (7.86%) BPR
14 29 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
15 28 (6.67%) ITIL V3
15 28 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (6.43%) Workflow
17 26 (6.19%) Business Process Improvement
17 26 (6.19%) Service Delivery
18 25 (5.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.86%) SQL
2 8 (1.90%) Java
3 7 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.24%) C
5 1 (0.24%) MapBasic
5 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (15.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 55 (13.10%) Degree
3 43 (10.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 41 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 34 (8.10%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (6.43%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.48%) ISEB
8 16 (3.81%) SAP Certification
9 13 (3.10%) IBM AIX Certification
9 13 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (2.86%) PMI Certification
11 11 (2.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 9 (2.14%) APMP
12 9 (2.14%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.90%) PMP
14 7 (1.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 6 (1.43%) CBAP
15 6 (1.43%) MAPM
16 3 (0.71%) CIPD
16 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.29%) SLA
2 13 (3.10%) JSP 440
3 12 (2.86%) QA
4 11 (2.62%) COBIT
5 5 (1.19%) GxP
6 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.71%) MiFID
7 3 (0.71%) P3O
8 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.48%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.24%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.10%) GPFS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (1.43%) EnCase
3 6 (1.43%) FTK
4 4 (0.95%) OpenView
5 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (9.52%) SAP
2 34 (8.10%) ServiceNow
3 22 (5.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.81%) VMware
6 15 (3.57%) Cisco
6 15 (3.57%) IBM
7 13 (3.10%) HP
7 13 (3.10%) Oracle
8 9 (2.14%) Minitab
9 8 (1.90%) BEA
9 8 (1.90%) F5
9 8 (1.90%) Sun
10 6 (1.43%) Blue Prism
10 6 (1.43%) Cognos
10 6 (1.43%) dtSearch
10 6 (1.43%) Nuix
10 6 (1.43%) OpenText
10 6 (1.43%) Recommind
11 5 (1.19%) NEC
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