The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 27 April 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 344 343
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 48 98 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 67
Median daily rate £475 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £398 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £628 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £420 £450
% change year-on-year -2.97% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 - £32.50

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17355 19626 18262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.65% 85.19% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12465 14275 12762
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 177 260
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.85% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in London

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in London

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in London

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in London

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
City of London -4 7 £488 +2.63% 4
Docklands, London - 3 £613 -
Westminster - 1 £488 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 London region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 81 (61.83%) Lean Six Sigma
2 68 (51.91%) Finance
3 46 (35.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (33.59%) ITIL
5 38 (29.01%) Project Management
6 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.95%) PRINCE2
8 32 (24.43%) Change Management
9 31 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (22.90%) Business Analysis
11 29 (22.14%) Process Improvement
12 25 (19.08%) UML
12 25 (19.08%) Use Case
13 23 (17.56%) MS Visio
14 21 (16.03%) Security Cleared
14 21 (16.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 19 (14.50%) Banking
16 18 (13.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 17 (12.98%) ISEB
17 17 (12.98%) CBAP
18 16 (12.21%) Degree
19 15 (11.45%) PMI
19 15 (11.45%) PMI Certification
19 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Excel
20 14 (10.69%) CITP
20 14 (10.69%) DV Cleared
20 14 (10.69%) Target Operating Model
20 14 (10.69%) Swim Lanes
21 13 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
21 13 (9.92%) SWOT Analysis

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.82%) Confluence
3 2 (1.53%) SAS
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (17.56%) MS Visio
2 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.53%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.76%) HFM
2 1 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Broadband
1 1 (0.76%) Firewall
1 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.29%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) EDMS
4 1 (0.76%) Essbase
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 68 (51.91%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Marketing
4 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Dutch Language
6 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Law
6 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 2 (1.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (46.56%) Analyst
2 42 (32.06%) Business Analyst
3 29 (22.14%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.16%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) Process Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) CRM Manager
6 8 (6.11%) CRM Project Manager
6 8 (6.11%) Lean Consultant
6 8 (6.11%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Assistant Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Business Process Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) Business Change Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Change Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
1 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.45%) PMI
3 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.58%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.58%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) Equities
7 2 (1.53%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.53%) Fintech
7 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) FMCG
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) IVR
8 1 (0.76%) Life Science
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (61.83%) Lean Six Sigma
2 46 (35.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (33.59%) ITIL
4 38 (29.01%) Project Management
5 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (25.95%) PRINCE2
7 32 (24.43%) Change Management
8 30 (22.90%) Business Analysis
9 29 (22.14%) Process Improvement
10 25 (19.08%) UML
10 25 (19.08%) Use Case
11 14 (10.69%) Swim Lanes
11 14 (10.69%) Target Operating Model
12 13 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (9.92%) SWOT Analysis
13 12 (9.16%) ERP
13 12 (9.16%) Service Design
14 11 (8.40%) CRM
14 11 (8.40%) Data Analysis
15 10 (7.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) C
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Security Cleared
1 21 (16.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 18 (13.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 17 (12.98%) CBAP
3 17 (12.98%) ISEB
4 16 (12.21%) Degree
5 15 (11.45%) PMI Certification
6 14 (10.69%) CITP
6 14 (10.69%) DV Cleared
7 12 (9.16%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.58%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.53%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.53%) CISA
11 2 (1.53%) CISM
11 2 (1.53%) CISSP
11 2 (1.53%) PMP
12 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) MiFID
2 9 (6.87%) ISO 9000
3 8 (6.11%) Basel III
4 6 (4.58%) PMO
5 5 (3.82%) QA
6 4 (3.05%) COBIT
6 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (3.05%) GDPR
7 3 (2.29%) PMBOK
7 3 (2.29%) SLA
8 2 (1.53%) BS25999
8 2 (1.53%) GxP
8 2 (1.53%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) SAP
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 3 (2.29%) Informatica
5 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.29%) Talend
6 2 (1.53%) Baan
6 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.76%) Ariba
7 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.76%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.76%) Reuters
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau
7 1 (0.76%) Trillium
7 1 (0.76%) Varonis
7 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
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