Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Six Sigma
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 104 127
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 14 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.59% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.27% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +28.57% -14.37%
10th Percentile £208 £355 £331
90th Percentile £570 £475 £485
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £28.37 - -
South East median hourly rate £28.73 - £71.06

Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1934 1483 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.78% 84.12% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 813 1137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £236 £238
90th Percentile £537 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in Buckinghamshire

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 7 £525 +16.67%
High Wycombe - 6 £215 -
Six Sigma
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
5 6 (42.86%) PMO
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 6 (42.86%) DMAIC
5 6 (42.86%) Facilities Management
5 6 (42.86%) PMP
5 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) Cognos
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) ETL
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) SAP
8 3 (21.43%) OLAP
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) DSDM

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) OLAP
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SSRS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Robotics
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
2 6 (42.86%) DMAIC
2 6 (42.86%) Facilities Management
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) DSDM
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Tcl
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 6 (42.86%) PMP
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Prism
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO