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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
England / South East
Rank 209 230 217
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 31 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.42% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 23
Median daily rate £413 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6225 7097 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 81.18% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3695 4400 4216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 271 257
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +18 14 £383 -4.37% 4
Surrey +22 9 £290 -38.94% 1
Hampshire +5 3 £425 +3.40%
West Sussex -13 2 £436 -3.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 18 (31.58%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) ISEB
5 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
7 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
7 13 (22.81%) Process Improvement
8 12 (21.05%) Finance
9 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
11 8 (14.04%) UML
11 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.04%) Service Management
11 8 (14.04%) Degree
11 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (12.28%) BPMN
12 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
13 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.53%) CRM
13 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
14 5 (8.77%) Business Process Improvement
14 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
14 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Project
3 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
1 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mart
3 2 (3.51%) DataStage
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Toad
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Billing
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Business Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Process Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Process Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Business Process Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.51%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
1 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 18 (31.58%) Lean Six Sigma
4 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
6 13 (22.81%) Process Improvement
7 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.04%) Service Management
8 8 (14.04%) UML
9 7 (12.28%) BPMN
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.53%) CRM
10 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.77%) Business Process Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
11 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
11 5 (8.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) ISEB
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) PMP
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.75%) CBAP
8 1 (1.75%) CIMA
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) NFS
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) HP
2 3 (5.26%) Informatica
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) webMethods
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