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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 179 193 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 20 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 24
Average daily rate
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£485 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £720 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £393 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +28.68%
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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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 (51.11%) Finance
2 22 (48.89%) Project Management
3 21 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 18 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 16 (35.56%) Banking
6 15 (33.33%) ITIL
7 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.33%) Service Management
11 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
11 6 (13.33%) COBIT
12 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
12 5 (11.11%) Legal
12 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
12 5 (11.11%) Change Management
12 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.89%) ITSM
13 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
13 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
13 4 (8.89%) PMI
13 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
13 4 (8.89%) MS Project
13 4 (8.89%) MS Office
13 4 (8.89%) Workflow
13 4 (8.89%) QA
14 3 (6.67%) Migration
14 3 (6.67%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) QlikView
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Front Office
4 3 (6.67%) Back Office
5 2 (4.44%) Private Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Process Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) CRM Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Data Quality Manager
6 1 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Informatics
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Project Management
2 21 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 18 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 15 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) Service Management
8 5 (11.11%) Change Management
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) ITSM
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Workflow
10 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) Data Management
10 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) CRM
10 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.67%) BPR
11 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) PMP
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) MAPM
5 1 (2.22%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) CIPD
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) APMP
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) COBIT
2 4 (8.89%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) EMIR
3 1 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) XenApp
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.44%) Remedy
2 2 (4.44%) BMC
3 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) BT
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago