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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 220 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 35 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Median daily rate £415 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £339 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £71.06 -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6833 7918 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.56% 79.78% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4861 3893
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 268 268
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
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 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 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
Berkshire +18 21 £475 -
Hampshire -4 7 £361 -3.86% 1
West Sussex - 4 £345 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £400 +14.28%
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 48 (56.47%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (38.82%) ITIL
3 30 (35.29%) Telecoms
4 20 (23.53%) Finance
5 19 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (22.35%) Project Management
6 18 (21.18%) Service Management
7 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (17.65%) BPMN
9 14 (16.47%) Process Improvement
9 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (16.47%) UML
10 13 (15.29%) ISEB
10 13 (15.29%) BPR
10 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
11 12 (14.12%) MS Office
12 10 (11.76%) CRM
12 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.59%) Frameworx
13 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
14 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
14 8 (9.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 8 (9.41%) Cognos
14 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.41%) ERP
14 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
14 8 (9.41%) Windows

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 (5.88%) iPlanet
1 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Office
2 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
5 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) Broadband
3 5 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 5 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) FTP
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) LDAP
5 1 (1.18%) MVNO
5 1 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (1.18%) SSH
5 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (8.24%) DataStage
2 6 (7.06%) Data Mart
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) OLAP
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.18%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Toad
General
1 30 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 20 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Analyst
2 24 (28.24%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.24%) Architect
3 7 (8.24%) Service Manager
3 7 (8.24%) Service Transition Manager
3 7 (8.24%) Transition Manager
4 6 (7.06%) Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) OSS Business Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) QA Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) UML Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) UML Business Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Project Director
7 3 (3.53%) Six Sigma Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) J2EE
1 5 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) Frameworx
3 7 (8.24%) Digital TV
4 3 (3.53%) PMI
4 3 (3.53%) SCADA
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.18%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Solaris
3 6 (7.06%) AIX
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (38.82%) ITIL
3 19 (22.35%) Project Management
3 19 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (21.18%) Service Management
5 15 (17.65%) BPMN
6 14 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (16.47%) Process Improvement
6 14 (16.47%) UML
7 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.29%) BPR
7 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
8 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.76%) CRM
9 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.41%) ERP
10 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Benchmarking
11 7 (8.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) ISEB
2 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
3 6 (7.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.71%) PMP
5 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) ISO 9001
2 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.24%) QA
3 6 (7.06%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.71%) SLA
4 4 (4.71%) Solvency II
5 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.53%) ISO 14001
6 2 (2.35%) MiFID
7 1 (1.18%) EFQM
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Cognos
3 7 (8.24%) VMware
4 6 (7.06%) Informatica
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
5 5 (5.88%) BEA
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco
5 5 (5.88%) F5
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.88%) Remedy
5 5 (5.88%) Sun
6 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.35%) EMC
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.18%) BMC
8 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.18%) Motorola