The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 176 178 185
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 15 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 19
Average daily rate
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£475 £490 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £690 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £448
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.15 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -26.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 16 (48.48%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
4 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (15.15%) Banking
6 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (12.12%) Legal
7 4 (12.12%) BPR
7 4 (12.12%) PMP
7 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.12%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) MS Project
8 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.09%) Process Management
8 3 (9.09%) Law
8 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Law
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Business Analyst
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Process Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) BPR
5 4 (12.12%) UML
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Process Management
6 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (12.12%) PMP
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) IIBA
4 2 (6.06%) CBAP
4 2 (6.06%) APMP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago