The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 371 310 386
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +76
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 228 268 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.76% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 184 113
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £335 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.40 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +78.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +78.98%
Six Sigma
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39013 35351 37639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.93% 74.46% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24966 22370 22280
Average daily rate £415 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 978 1417
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in England

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in England

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in England

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 113 £466 -6.75% 24
South East -8 50 £425 +6.25% 23
West Midlands -5 20 £405 +2.53% 3
East of England -16 13 £600 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +5 10 £500 +31.14% 8
North West -17 9 £256 -31.66% 5
North East -32 4 £500 +18.34%
South West -34 4 £519 +38.33% 9
Yorkshire -6 3 £365 -5.19% 2
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 214 (47.98%) Lean Six Sigma
2 166 (37.22%) Finance
3 138 (30.94%) Project Management
3 138 (30.94%) ITIL
4 111 (24.89%) PRINCE2
5 82 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (15.02%) Change Management
9 65 (14.57%) Banking
10 57 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (11.88%) Service Delivery
12 52 (11.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 52 (11.66%) Degree
13 50 (11.21%) MS Visio
14 47 (10.54%) Service Management
14 47 (10.54%) Process Improvement
15 44 (9.87%) Business Analysis
15 44 (9.87%) SAP
16 38 (8.52%) Manufacturing
16 38 (8.52%) MS Excel
17 37 (8.30%) PMI Certification
17 37 (8.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 35 (7.85%) Oracle
19 34 (7.62%) Pharmaceutical
20 31 (6.95%) Telecoms
20 31 (6.95%) Retail
21 27 (6.05%) ITIL V3
21 27 (6.05%) Microsoft
21 27 (6.05%) ISEB

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 23 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.79%) IIS
3 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.12%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.67%) SAS
7 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 50 (11.21%) MS Visio
2 38 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 25 (5.61%) MS Office
4 21 (4.71%) MS Project
5 16 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.79%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.67%) Windchill
8 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.47%) SAP SRM
2 8 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.35%) SAP FI-AP
5 5 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (1.12%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.45%) MultiFonds
7 2 (0.45%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.45%) Demantra
8 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) Internet
2 12 (2.69%) Broadband
3 10 (2.24%) WAN
4 8 (1.79%) LAN
5 5 (1.12%) DNS
6 4 (0.90%) Firewall
6 4 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.67%) SAN
7 3 (0.67%) DHCP
7 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.45%) IMAP
8 2 (0.45%) LTE
8 2 (0.45%) SMTP
8 2 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.45%) Multicast
9 1 (0.22%) MVNO
9 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.22%) GPRS
9 1 (0.22%) GSM
9 1 (0.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.47%) SAP BW
2 7 (1.57%) DB2
3 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.90%) QlikView
4 4 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.67%) MS Access
6 2 (0.45%) DataStage
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.12%) ERwin
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.45%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 166 (37.22%) Finance
2 65 (14.57%) Banking
3 38 (8.52%) Manufacturing
4 34 (7.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (6.95%) Telecoms
5 31 (6.95%) Retail
6 17 (3.81%) Marketing
7 16 (3.59%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.69%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.47%) Back Office
10 8 (1.79%) Legal
11 7 (1.57%) Law
12 5 (1.12%) Publishing
13 4 (0.90%) Billing
13 4 (0.90%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.90%) Front Office
13 4 (0.90%) Automotive
14 3 (0.67%) Electronics
15 2 (0.45%) German Language
16 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 133 (29.82%) Analyst
2 95 (21.30%) Business Analyst
3 62 (13.90%) Consultant
4 58 (13.00%) Project Manager
5 43 (9.64%) Process Analyst
6 27 (6.05%) Service Manager
6 27 (6.05%) Business Process Analyst
7 25 (5.61%) SAP Consultant
8 21 (4.71%) Designer
9 18 (4.04%) Process Consultant
10 17 (3.81%) Architect
10 17 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
11 15 (3.36%) Process Manager
12 13 (2.91%) Service Transition Manager
12 13 (2.91%) Developer
12 13 (2.91%) Transition Manager
13 12 (2.69%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.69%) Process Improvement Consultant
14 11 (2.47%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.26%) JSP
2 12 (2.69%) .NET
3 9 (2.02%) HTML
4 8 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.67%) Middleware
7 2 (0.45%) OLE
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) EDI
8 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) HTML5
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.83%) PMI
3 17 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.91%) DTV
6 12 (2.69%) FMCG
6 12 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.02%) Statistics
8 7 (1.57%) iSeries
9 5 (1.12%) AS400
9 5 (1.12%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.90%) Equities
11 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.67%) Derivative
12 2 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.71%) UNIX
2 13 (2.91%) Windows
3 11 (2.47%) Linux
4 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.45%) SUSE
6 1 (0.22%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (47.98%) Lean Six Sigma
2 138 (30.94%) Project Management
2 138 (30.94%) ITIL
3 111 (24.89%) PRINCE2
4 82 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (15.02%) Change Management
7 57 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 53 (11.88%) Service Delivery
9 47 (10.54%) Service Management
9 47 (10.54%) Process Improvement
10 44 (9.87%) Business Analysis
11 27 (6.05%) ITIL V3
12 26 (5.83%) BPR
13 22 (4.93%) ERP
13 22 (4.93%) Workflow
13 22 (4.93%) Waterfall
14 21 (4.71%) Programme Management
14 21 (4.71%) Process Management
15 20 (4.48%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.61%) C
2 16 (3.59%) SQL
3 8 (1.79%) C#
3 8 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 7 (1.57%) RPG
4 7 (1.57%) RPG IV
5 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.12%) RPG/400
7 4 (0.90%) VBA
7 4 (0.90%) Perl
8 2 (0.45%) Ruby
8 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.45%) Python
8 2 (0.45%) VBScript
8 2 (0.45%) C++
8 2 (0.45%) Java
9 1 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (11.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 52 (11.66%) Degree
2 37 (8.30%) PMI Certification
2 37 (8.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 27 (6.05%) ISEB
4 26 (5.83%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.61%) SAP Certification
6 16 (3.59%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.91%) PMP
9 12 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.02%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 9 (2.02%) HND
10 9 (2.02%) APMP
11 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.35%) MBA
13 5 (1.12%) HNC
13 5 (1.12%) CISSP
13 5 (1.12%) CISA
13 5 (1.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.38%) COBIT
2 17 (3.81%) JSP 440
3 14 (3.14%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.91%) QA
5 11 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (2.02%) SLA
6 9 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.90%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.90%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.67%) BS15000
9 2 (0.45%) BS7799
9 2 (0.45%) GxP
9 2 (0.45%) GMP
9 2 (0.45%) EMIR
9 2 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) P3O
10 1 (0.22%) GAMP
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) RACF
2 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (9.87%) SAP
2 35 (7.85%) Oracle
3 27 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.14%) IBM
5 9 (2.02%) Cognos
5 9 (2.02%) JD Edwards
6 6 (1.35%) Open Text
6 6 (1.35%) Remedy
7 5 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.12%) BMC
7 5 (1.12%) HP
8 4 (0.90%) VMware
8 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.67%) PTC
10 2 (0.45%) Casewise
10 2 (0.45%) BT
10 2 (0.45%) Citrix
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TK Maxx
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago