The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 185 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 11 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £390 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £710 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.95 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.31% -13.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Six Sigma
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) Project Management
3 15 (31.91%) ITIL
3 15 (31.91%) PRINCE2
4 14 (29.79%) Banking
4 14 (29.79%) Lean Six Sigma
5 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (12.77%) PMI Certification
8 6 (12.77%) COBIT
8 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
9 5 (10.64%) ISEB
9 5 (10.64%) Workflow
10 4 (8.51%) Service Management
10 4 (8.51%) Legal
10 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
10 4 (8.51%) PMP
10 4 (8.51%) Data Management
10 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.51%) QA
11 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
11 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) RequisitePro
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Legal
5 3 (6.38%) Back Office
5 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.26%) Private Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Front Office
7 1 (2.13%) Billing
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Project Manager
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Lean Practitioner
7 1 (2.13%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Change Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Data Quality Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) Biometrics
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Project Management
2 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.79%) Lean Six Sigma
4 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Data Management
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) BPR
8 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) Requirements Management
9 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 6 (12.77%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 4 (8.51%) PMP
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) CITP
6 2 (4.26%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.13%) MAPM
7 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) CIPD
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) COBIT
2 4 (8.51%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) EMIR
3 2 (4.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix
2 2 (4.26%) BT
3 1 (2.13%) Murex
3 1 (2.13%) Calypso
3 1 (2.13%) SAP