The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 June 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 214 209
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 52 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.56% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 36
South East median daily rate £415 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £305 £356 £356
90th Percentile £518 £600 £581
England median daily rate £438 £455 £475
% change year-on-year -3.84% -4.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in the South East

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in the South East

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in the South East

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma 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 29 June 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
Berkshire +19 14 £463 -9.75% 2
West Sussex +27 11 £415 -17.00%
Hampshire -2 11 £370 -4.51% 4
Surrey +6 9 £425 -20.93% 3
Middlesex +13 3 £316 -36.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
East Sussex +1 1 £450 - 2
Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 48 (48.98%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (33.67%) Process Improvement
3 32 (32.65%) ITIL
4 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
5 23 (23.47%) Project Management
5 23 (23.47%) ISEB
6 20 (20.41%) Service Management
6 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (20.41%) BPMN
7 19 (19.39%) Finance
8 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
9 17 (17.35%) UML
9 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (16.33%) Business Process Modelling
10 16 (16.33%) PRINCE2
10 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.29%) ITSM
11 14 (14.29%) BPR
12 13 (13.27%) ERP
12 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (11.22%) PMP
13 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Project
13 11 (11.22%) Marketing
14 10 (10.20%) CRM
14 10 (10.20%) PMI Certification
15 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
15 9 (9.18%) Degree
15 9 (9.18%) Coaching
16 8 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 20000

Six Sigma
Co-occurring 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 4 (4.08%) MS Project Server
1 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Broadband
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) Intranet
2 2 (2.04%) MVNO
2 2 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
2 19 (19.39%) Finance
3 11 (11.22%) Marketing
4 6 (6.12%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Billing
6 3 (3.06%) Back Office
6 3 (3.06%) Front Office
7 2 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) French Language
8 1 (1.02%) German Language
8 1 (1.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Analyst
2 27 (27.55%) Business Analyst
3 21 (21.43%) Process Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Consultant
5 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Telecoms Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Service Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Management Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Project Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior QA Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Quality Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Service Management Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Lean Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) OSS Business Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Frameworx
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.06%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.04%) FMCG
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Linux
1 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (33.67%) Process Improvement
3 32 (32.65%) ITIL
4 23 (23.47%) Project Management
5 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.41%) BPMN
5 20 (20.41%) Service Management
6 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
7 17 (17.35%) UML
8 16 (16.33%) Business Process Modelling
8 16 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (14.29%) BPR
9 14 (14.29%) ITSM
10 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (13.27%) ERP
11 10 (10.20%) CRM
12 9 (9.18%) Coaching
13 8 (8.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) ISEB
2 11 (11.22%) PMP
3 10 (10.20%) PMI Certification
4 9 (9.18%) Degree
5 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (5.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (4.08%) CSQA
8 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.04%) HNC
9 2 (2.04%) HND
9 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
10 1 (1.02%) CCA
10 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.02%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (6.12%) QA
3 5 (5.10%) COBIT
3 5 (5.10%) GDPR
3 5 (5.10%) PMO
4 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
4 2 (2.04%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Minitab
4 2 (2.04%) Motorola
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) Informatica
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago