Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 493 440
Rank change year-on-year -19 -53 +5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 325 427 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.50% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 263 311
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £301 £350
90th Percentile £575 £586 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £435 £450
% change year-on-year -2.19% -3.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% +44.93%
10th Percentile £23.68 £20.23 £26.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +81.07% -17.16% +16.67%

Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74491 84865 82746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.44% 83.62% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49154 56633 53328
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1983 2343
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in England

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in England

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in England

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in England

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Six Sigma in England

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
London -29 121 £475 - 12
South East +40 96 £414 -12.89% 11
Midlands +2 43 £450 +13.64% 10
South West +18 27 £375 -4.46%
West Midlands +21 26 £450 +12.50% 9
North of England +26 25 £375 -7.98% 11
East Midlands -23 16 £450 +20.00% 1
North West +27 13 £375 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire +22 11 £388 -13.89% 1
East of England -29 10 £413 -13.16% 8
North East +21 1 - - 1
Six Sigma
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 England region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 174 (53.54%) Lean Six Sigma
2 117 (36.00%) Finance
3 96 (29.54%) ITIL
4 95 (29.23%) Project Management
5 82 (25.23%) Process Improvement
6 81 (24.92%) PRINCE2
7 72 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
9 69 (21.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (17.85%) Change Management
11 52 (16.00%) Business Analysis
12 46 (14.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 44 (13.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 43 (13.23%) BPMN
15 42 (12.92%) Banking
16 41 (12.62%) UML
17 36 (11.08%) Service Management
18 35 (10.77%) Degree
19 32 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
20 31 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
20 31 (9.54%) MS Visio
20 31 (9.54%) ISEB
21 30 (9.23%) Microsoft
21 30 (9.23%) SAP
22 28 (8.62%) PMI Certification
22 28 (8.62%) Business Process Modelling
23 27 (8.31%) Telecoms
24 26 (8.00%) Security Cleared
25 25 (7.69%) Scrum
26 24 (7.38%) ERP

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.85%) Confluence
3 4 (1.23%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 31 (9.54%) MS Visio
2 23 (7.08%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.15%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.85%) Broadband
1 6 (1.85%) Internet
2 3 (0.92%) Firewall
2 3 (0.92%) WLAN
3 2 (0.62%) Intranet
3 2 (0.62%) MVNO
3 2 (0.62%) SMS
3 2 (0.62%) VLAN
3 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.62%) Wireless
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.31%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) OLAP
5 1 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 117 (36.00%) Finance
2 42 (12.92%) Banking
3 27 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 23 (7.08%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.85%) Marketing
6 16 (4.92%) Retail
7 12 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.08%) Back Office
8 10 (3.08%) Front Office
9 9 (2.77%) Retail Banking
10 8 (2.46%) Billing
10 8 (2.46%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.85%) Legal
12 5 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.23%) Automotive
14 3 (0.92%) Law
14 3 (0.92%) Local Government
15 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.62%) Electronics
15 2 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 124 (38.15%) Analyst
2 75 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 60 (18.46%) Project Manager
4 42 (12.92%) Consultant
5 33 (10.15%) Process Analyst
6 17 (5.23%) Service Manager
7 14 (4.31%) Lean Consultant
8 12 (3.69%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (3.69%) Service Transition Manager
8 12 (3.69%) Transition Manager
9 11 (3.38%) Architect
9 11 (3.38%) Six Sigma Consultant
10 10 (3.08%) Business Process Analyst
10 10 (3.08%) Process Consultant
11 8 (2.46%) Lean Practitioner
11 8 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.46%) Telecoms Analyst
12 7 (2.15%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
12 7 (2.15%) Quality Analyst
12 7 (2.15%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.92%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (0.62%) CSS
2 2 (0.62%) HTML
2 2 (0.62%) HTML5
2 2 (0.62%) Velocity
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.31%) CSS3
3 1 (0.31%) JSON
3 1 (0.31%) Meteor
3 1 (0.31%) Node.js
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.31%) RESTful
3 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.31%) Web Services
3 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.38%) PMI
4 9 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.46%) Frameworx
6 7 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.85%) User Experience
8 5 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.54%) Robotics
9 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.92%) Digital TV
9 3 (0.92%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.92%) NHS
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) Fintech
10 2 (0.62%) FMCG
11 1 (0.31%) Equities
11 1 (0.31%) iPad
11 1 (0.31%) IVR
11 1 (0.31%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.92%) Unix
2 2 (0.62%) Windows
2 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.31%) Linux
3 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (53.54%) Lean Six Sigma
2 96 (29.54%) ITIL
3 95 (29.23%) Project Management
4 82 (25.23%) Process Improvement
5 81 (24.92%) PRINCE2
6 72 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (21.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (17.85%) Change Management
9 52 (16.00%) Business Analysis
10 43 (13.23%) BPMN
11 41 (12.62%) UML
12 36 (11.08%) Service Management
13 32 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (8.62%) Business Process Modelling
15 25 (7.69%) Scrum
16 24 (7.38%) ERP
17 23 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (7.08%) Service Delivery
18 21 (6.46%) CRM
19 20 (6.15%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.85%) SQL
2 4 (1.23%) C
3 3 (0.92%) Java
3 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.62%) VBA
5 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.31%) C++
5 1 (0.31%) Pascal
5 1 (0.31%) Tcl
5 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (14.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 44 (13.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 35 (10.77%) Degree
4 31 (9.54%) ISEB
5 28 (8.62%) PMI Certification
6 26 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.46%) PMP
8 11 (3.38%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.08%) CBAP
9 10 (3.08%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.46%) APMP
10 8 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (2.46%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 7 (2.15%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (2.15%) CITP
12 6 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.54%) Master's Degree
13 5 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.23%) COBIT
2 16 (4.92%) PMO
3 10 (3.08%) QA
4 8 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (2.15%) GDPR
6 6 (1.85%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.23%) ISO 9000
7 4 (1.23%) SLA
8 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.31%) FINREP
9 1 (0.31%) GMP
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (9.23%) Microsoft
1 30 (9.23%) SAP
2 7 (2.15%) Cisco
2 7 (2.15%) Oracle
3 6 (1.85%) Atlassian
3 6 (1.85%) Concur
3 6 (1.85%) IBM
3 6 (1.85%) Minitab
3 6 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.23%) Ariba
4 4 (1.23%) Cognos
4 4 (1.23%) Informatica
4 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.92%) Bloomberg
5 3 (0.92%) Pega
5 3 (0.92%) Reuters
5 3 (0.92%) Talend
6 2 (0.62%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.62%) Casewise
6 2 (0.62%) Tableau
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