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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 185 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 15 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.68% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 27
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£475 £449 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £375 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £718 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 22 (52.38%) Finance
3 16 (38.10%) PRINCE2
4 15 (35.71%) Banking
5 14 (33.33%) ITIL
6 13 (30.95%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (21.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
9 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 6 (14.29%) COBIT
10 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
10 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) PMP
10 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.90%) MS Project
11 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.52%) ISEB
11 4 (9.52%) Service Management
11 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.52%) Degree
11 4 (9.52%) QA
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
12 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
12 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.14%) Legal
12 3 (7.14%) Workflow
12 3 (7.14%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
1 5 (11.90%) MS Project
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) RequisitePro
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Legal
5 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Billing
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Data Quality Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Change Manager
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Lean Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (4.76%) Biometrics
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Informatics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 16 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 14 (33.33%) ITIL
4 13 (30.95%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.14%) Workflow
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (4.76%) BPR
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.76%) Process Management
10 2 (4.76%) CMMI
10 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (11.90%) PMP
4 4 (9.52%) ISEB
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.38%) APMP
7 1 (2.38%) MAPM
7 1 (2.38%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (2.38%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (2.38%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) COBIT
2 4 (9.52%) QA
3 2 (4.76%) EMIR
3 2 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
2 2 (4.76%) BT
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Murex
3 1 (2.38%) Calypso
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