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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 182 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 14 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 25
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £346 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £600 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £25.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+90.84% -5.30%
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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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (26.67%) UML
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) MS Project
9 4 (13.33%) PMP
9 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (10.00%) Process Architecture
10 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) COBIT
10 3 (10.00%) eTOM
11 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
11 2 (6.67%) QA
11 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (13.33%) MS Project
4 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Business Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Process Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 8 (26.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Director
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) UML
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) eTOM
6 3 (10.00%) Process Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (13.33%) PMP
2 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) P3O
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001