The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 235 220 183
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -37
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 22 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.49% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.63% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 36
Average daily rate £420 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £321 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+26.56% +179.47%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +8 7 £402 +3.74%
Berkshire +3 7 £400 -5.88% 7
West Sussex +8 4 £450 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +6 2 - - 1
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 26 (34.21%) Project Management
2 25 (32.89%) Lean Six Sigma
3 24 (31.58%) ITIL
4 17 (22.37%) Finance
5 16 (21.05%) Change Management
6 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
6 15 (19.74%) Process Improvement
7 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
9 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 12 (15.79%) ITIL V3
10 11 (14.47%) Degree
11 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
12 9 (11.84%) JSP 440
13 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.53%) MS Office
13 8 (10.53%) HP
13 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
13 8 (10.53%) Process Management
13 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
14 7 (9.21%) MS Project
14 7 (9.21%) SQL
14 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
14 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
15 6 (7.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (7.89%) Unified Communications

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
3 7 (9.21%) MS Project
4 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) PaaS
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Unified Communications
2 5 (6.58%) LAN
2 5 (6.58%) WAN
3 3 (3.95%) VLAN
4 2 (2.63%) FCAPS
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
4 2 (2.63%) WLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Broadband
5 1 (1.32%) MPLS
5 1 (1.32%) MVNO
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.26%) DataStage
1 4 (5.26%) OLAP
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.32%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.32%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Toad
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Process Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Quality Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Business Process Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Business Process Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Change Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Process Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.63%) FMCG
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) HPUX
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
1 2 (2.63%) Solaris
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Project Management
2 25 (32.89%) Lean Six Sigma
3 24 (31.58%) ITIL
4 16 (21.05%) Change Management
5 15 (19.74%) Process Improvement
6 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.53%) Process Management
7 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.58%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) Benchmarking
10 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 4 (5.26%) UML
10 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C-shell
3 1 (1.32%) MapBasic
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) Degree
4 6 (7.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.95%) APMP
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.63%) ISEB
7 2 (2.63%) MBA
7 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.63%) PMP
7 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.32%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) JSP 440
2 4 (5.26%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 14001
4 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.63%) QA
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
5 1 (1.32%) COBIT
5 1 (1.32%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) HP
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Cognos
4 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.95%) Informatica
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Mitel
6 2 (2.63%) Sun
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) Casewise
7 1 (1.32%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.32%) Planview
7 1 (1.32%) Siemens
7 1 (1.32%) SunGard
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