The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 357 352 327
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 78 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.44% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 81
Median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
Six Sigma
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the London region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in London

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the London region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in London

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
City of London +29 19 £265 -44.21% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 77 (55.80%) Lean Six Sigma
2 51 (36.96%) Project Management
3 38 (27.54%) Finance
3 38 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (25.36%) PRINCE2
4 35 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (22.46%) Business Analysis
5 31 (22.46%) ITIL
6 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 22 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (14.49%) Change Management
9 20 (14.49%) Banking
9 20 (14.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 18 (13.04%) ISEB
11 15 (10.87%) UML
11 15 (10.87%) MS Visio
11 15 (10.87%) SAP
11 15 (10.87%) Manufacturing
11 15 (10.87%) Degree
12 14 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (10.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (10.14%) CBAP
13 13 (9.42%) Use Case
13 13 (9.42%) MS Office
13 13 (9.42%) Retail
14 11 (7.97%) BPMN
14 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
15 10 (7.25%) FMCG
15 10 (7.25%) Risk Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.90%) Apache
1 4 (2.90%) CMS
2 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.45%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 14 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (9.42%) MS Office
4 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
5 8 (5.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) SAP SRM
2 4 (2.90%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (1.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.45%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.72%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.72%) Maximo
4 1 (0.72%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 1 (0.72%) Primavera
4 1 (0.72%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.72%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) Internet
2 4 (2.90%) Firewall
2 4 (2.90%) SMS
3 3 (2.17%) BIG-IP
3 3 (2.17%) LAN
3 3 (2.17%) WAN
4 2 (1.45%) 3G
4 2 (1.45%) HTTP
4 2 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) 4G
5 1 (0.72%) DMZ
5 1 (0.72%) FTP
5 1 (0.72%) GSM
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) LDAP
5 1 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) Network Security
5 1 (0.72%) SSH
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.45%) DB2
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.72%) DataStage
4 1 (0.72%) GIS
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) OLAP
4 1 (0.72%) OLTP
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.72%) QlikView
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
General
1 38 (27.54%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Banking
3 15 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 14 (10.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (9.42%) Retail
6 7 (5.07%) Legal
7 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.90%) Marketing
9 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.45%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.45%) Law
11 1 (0.72%) Automotive
11 1 (0.72%) Billing
11 1 (0.72%) Electronics
11 1 (0.72%) French Language
11 1 (0.72%) Front Office
11 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (36.96%) Analyst
2 36 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 22 (15.94%) Consultant
4 20 (14.49%) Project Manager
5 16 (11.59%) Process Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.07%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Process Improvement Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Service Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (2.90%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Process Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) Technical Trainer
10 4 (2.90%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
1 4 (2.90%) Web Services
1 4 (2.90%) XML
2 3 (2.17%) J2EE
3 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (1.45%) CSS
3 2 (1.45%) jQuery
3 2 (1.45%) JSP
4 1 (0.72%) ODBC
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) FMCG
3 8 (5.80%) Virtual Team
4 7 (5.07%) PMI
4 7 (5.07%) User Experience
5 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.17%) Blog
7 3 (2.17%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.45%) Fintech
8 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.45%) Psychology
9 1 (0.72%) Animation
9 1 (0.72%) Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Economics
9 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.35%) Unix
2 4 (2.90%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) AIX
3 3 (2.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.17%) Solaris
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.80%) Lean Six Sigma
2 51 (36.96%) Project Management
3 38 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (25.36%) PRINCE2
5 31 (22.46%) Business Analysis
5 31 (22.46%) ITIL
6 23 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 22 (15.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (14.49%) Change Management
9 15 (10.87%) UML
10 13 (9.42%) Use Case
11 11 (7.97%) BPMN
12 10 (7.25%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.52%) Business Transformation
13 9 (6.52%) Procure-to-Pay
14 8 (5.80%) ITSM
14 8 (5.80%) Software Delivery
14 8 (5.80%) SWOT Analysis
15 7 (5.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.62%) SQL
3 4 (2.90%) C
4 3 (2.17%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 18 (13.04%) ISEB
3 15 (10.87%) Degree
4 14 (10.14%) CBAP
5 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.25%) SAP Certification
7 9 (6.52%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.80%) Chartered Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) CITP
8 8 (5.80%) PMI Certification
9 7 (5.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (3.62%) APMP
10 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.90%) CISSP
11 4 (2.90%) MAPM
11 4 (2.90%) PMP
12 3 (2.17%) CISM
12 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 3 (2.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) COBIT
3 3 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (1.45%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.72%) OpenView
2 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (10.87%) SAP
2 9 (6.52%) ServiceNow
3 7 (5.07%) VMware
4 6 (4.35%) IBM
4 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle
6 4 (2.90%) Cisco
7 3 (2.17%) BEA
7 3 (2.17%) F5
7 3 (2.17%) OpenText
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.17%) Sun
8 2 (1.45%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.45%) BMC
8 2 (1.45%) Informatica
8 2 (1.45%) Lotus
8 2 (1.45%) Pega
8 2 (1.45%) Remedy
8 2 (1.45%) Varonis
8 2 (1.45%) WorldPay