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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 189 186 196
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 22 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.25% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £392 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £30.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+59.03% +13.63%
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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
4581 4462 5538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.83% 77.36% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3321 4123
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.28 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Lean Six Sigma
3 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (23.53%) UML
4 8 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.65%) Banking
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) MS Project
8 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.76%) PMP
8 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
9 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) COBIT
9 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (8.82%) Law
9 3 (8.82%) Legal
9 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.82%) BPR
9 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
10 2 (5.88%) PMI
10 2 (5.88%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
1 8 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (11.76%) MS Project
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Process Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Business Process Analyst
5 8 (23.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Major Incident Manager
8 1 (2.94%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) NHS Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) NHS Programme Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) PMI
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) UML
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) BPR
8 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.88%) Process Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) eTOM
9 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (5.88%) Information Security
9 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PMP
1 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.94%) APMP
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) CISA
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) COBIT
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) P3O
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft