The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 28 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.70% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.34%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.81% 62.75% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 47 32
Average daily rate £400 £438 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Croydon region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Six Sigma
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
3 5 (71.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) Information Management
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 1 (14.29%) Process Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
1 5 (71.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft