Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 445 395
Rank change year-on-year -49 -50 -6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 136 158 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 112 123
London median daily rate £435 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.42% - -
10th Percentile £303 £335 £340
90th Percentile £570 £635 £675
England median daily rate £425 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -16.67% -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +15.63% -1.23% +26.56%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,264 36,138 37,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.60% 86.03% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,382 25,994 26,457
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 423 453
London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.74% +16.70% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.25 £50.79
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Central London -23 31 £500 +11.11% 7
West London -26 17 £338 -15.63% 1
East London -5 4 £511 -2.76%
South London -40 1 £425 -10.53%
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 (59.56%) Lean Six Sigma
2 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 41 (30.15%) Process Improvement
3 37 (27.21%) Business Analysis
4 34 (25.00%) ITIL
5 31 (22.79%) Project Management
6 27 (19.85%) PRINCE2
7 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (17.65%) UML
9 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
9 23 (16.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 20 (14.71%) MS Visio
10 20 (14.71%) Change Management
10 20 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (12.50%) Use Case
13 16 (11.76%) Degree
13 16 (11.76%) ISEB
13 16 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (11.76%) Banking
14 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (11.03%) BPMN
15 14 (10.29%) SAP
16 13 (9.56%) Process Management
16 13 (9.56%) Asset Management
16 13 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (9.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 12 (8.82%) CBAP
17 12 (8.82%) 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 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (14.71%) MS Visio
2 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.47%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.47%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.47%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Investran
3 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) SMS
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
2 16 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Advertising
6 5 (3.68%) Marketing
7 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.21%) Legal
7 3 (2.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.74%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 70 (51.47%) Analyst
2 48 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 27 (19.85%) Process Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Consultant
5 15 (11.03%) Business Process Analyst
6 12 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.62%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (5.15%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Process Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Business IT Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.94%) ERP Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Process Improvement Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.21%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.74%) Java EE
2 1 (0.74%) Spring
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) PMI
3 5 (3.68%) FMCG
4 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Robotics
5 3 (2.21%) CMDB
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) NHS
5 3 (2.21%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Fintech
6 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
7 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.21%) VMS
1 3 (2.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.56%) Lean Six Sigma
2 41 (30.15%) Process Improvement
3 37 (27.21%) Business Analysis
4 34 (25.00%) ITIL
5 31 (22.79%) Project Management
6 27 (19.85%) PRINCE2
7 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (17.65%) UML
9 20 (14.71%) Change Management
9 20 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (12.50%) Use Case
11 15 (11.03%) BPMN
12 13 (9.56%) Asset Management
12 13 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (9.56%) Process Management
13 12 (8.82%) ERP
13 12 (8.82%) SWOT Analysis
13 12 (8.82%) Wireframes
14 11 (8.09%) Release Management
15 10 (7.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.74%) C
1 1 (0.74%) Java
1 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 16 (11.76%) ISEB
3 13 (9.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 12 (8.82%) CBAP
5 11 (8.09%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.09%) PMI Certification
5 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.88%) SAP Certification
7 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (5.15%) PMP
8 6 (4.41%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) CITP
9 5 (3.68%) IIBA
10 4 (2.94%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.74%) ACCA
11 1 (0.74%) CIMA
11 1 (0.74%) CISSP
11 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) COSO
2 5 (3.68%) QA
3 4 (2.94%) GDPR
4 3 (2.21%) Def Stans
4 3 (2.21%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.74%) EMIR
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.74%) MiFID
5 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.74%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) SAP
3 11 (8.09%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.68%) Casewise
5 4 (2.94%) Blue Prism
6 3 (2.21%) Murex
7 2 (1.47%) Ariba
7 2 (1.47%) Minitab
7 2 (1.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.74%) Concur
8 1 (0.74%) FXall
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle
8 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.74%) Reuters
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com