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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 358 314 344
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +30
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 76 120 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 75 61
Median daily rate £455 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £46.36 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +54.51%
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
18899 19269 19282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.37% 81.80% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13645 13773 13493
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 233 235
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +44 19 £500 +5.26% 9
Brentford -2 2 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (46.51%) Lean Six Sigma
2 57 (33.14%) Project Management
3 43 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 43 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (23.84%) Finance
5 40 (23.26%) ITIL
6 35 (20.35%) Business Analysis
7 34 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (16.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 25 (14.53%) Change Management
10 25 (14.53%) SAP
10 25 (14.53%) Process Improvement
11 22 (12.79%) Banking
12 18 (10.47%) MS Visio
13 17 (9.88%) ITSM
13 17 (9.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (9.88%) Manufacturing
13 17 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (9.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 17 (9.88%) ServiceNow
14 16 (9.30%) Security Cleared
14 16 (9.30%) Use Case
14 16 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (8.72%) ISEB
15 15 (8.72%) SAP Certification
15 15 (8.72%) Risk Management
15 15 (8.72%) SAP SRM
15 15 (8.72%) Degree
15 15 (8.72%) FMCG

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 5 (2.91%) Apache
1 5 (2.91%) CMS
2 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.58%) iPlanet
Applications
1 18 (10.47%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.81%) MS Office
3 10 (5.81%) MS Project
4 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.72%) SAP SRM
2 9 (5.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 7 (4.07%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.16%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.16%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.58%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.58%) Maximo
5 1 (0.58%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.58%) Primavera
5 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.58%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) LAN
2 6 (3.49%) Internet
2 6 (3.49%) WAN
3 4 (2.33%) SMS
4 3 (1.74%) 3G
4 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 3 (1.74%) WebEx
5 2 (1.16%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.16%) GSM
6 1 (0.58%) 4G
6 1 (0.58%) DMZ
6 1 (0.58%) HTTP
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) Network Security
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) DataStage
5 1 (0.58%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.58%) OLAP
5 1 (0.58%) OLTP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) VersionOne
General
1 41 (23.84%) Finance
2 22 (12.79%) Banking
3 17 (9.88%) Manufacturing
3 17 (9.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (6.98%) Retail
5 8 (4.65%) Legal
5 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Marketing
8 2 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (40.70%) Analyst
2 52 (30.23%) Business Analyst
3 30 (17.44%) Consultant
4 24 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 20 (11.63%) Process Analyst
6 19 (11.05%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (6.98%) Business Process Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Functional Consultant
9 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Change Manager
10 8 (4.65%) Programme Manager
10 8 (4.65%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 8 (4.65%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 8 (4.65%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) IT Manager
12 6 (3.49%) Service Management Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) Banking Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) XML
2 5 (2.91%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (1.16%) CSS
3 2 (1.16%) J2EE
3 2 (1.16%) jQuery
3 2 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) ODBC
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.72%) FMCG
3 10 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.81%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.65%) User Experience
5 7 (4.07%) PMI
6 5 (2.91%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.74%) Animation
7 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.16%) Fintech
8 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.16%) Psychology
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.58%) Economics
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.33%) Unix
2 2 (1.16%) AIX
2 2 (1.16%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) Solaris
2 2 (1.16%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (46.51%) Lean Six Sigma
2 57 (33.14%) Project Management
3 43 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 43 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (23.26%) ITIL
5 35 (20.35%) Business Analysis
6 34 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (14.53%) Change Management
7 25 (14.53%) Process Improvement
8 17 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (9.88%) ITSM
9 16 (9.30%) Use Case
10 15 (8.72%) Risk Management
11 13 (7.56%) Procure-to-Pay
11 13 (7.56%) Project Planning
11 13 (7.56%) Service Management
11 13 (7.56%) UML
12 12 (6.98%) Software Delivery
13 11 (6.40%) Target Operating Model
14 10 (5.81%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.74%) C
2 3 (1.74%) SQL
3 2 (1.16%) C#
3 2 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (16.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 17 (9.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 16 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 15 (8.72%) Degree
4 15 (8.72%) ISEB
4 15 (8.72%) SAP Certification
5 12 (6.98%) CBAP
6 9 (5.23%) DV Cleared
6 9 (5.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 8 (4.65%) APMP
7 8 (4.65%) PMI Certification
8 7 (4.07%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) CITP
8 7 (4.07%) MAPM
9 6 (3.49%) CISSP
9 6 (3.49%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.91%) PMP
11 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.74%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) COBIT
1 5 (2.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.74%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) SAP
2 17 (9.88%) ServiceNow
3 8 (4.65%) OpenText
4 7 (4.07%) VMware
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle
6 4 (2.33%) Cisco
6 4 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.16%) BEA
7 2 (1.16%) EMC
7 2 (1.16%) F5
7 2 (1.16%) IBM
7 2 (1.16%) Lotus
7 2 (1.16%) NCR
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.16%) Remedy
7 2 (1.16%) Sun
7 2 (1.16%) Varonis
8 1 (0.58%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.58%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.58%) WorldPay
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