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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 360 364 335
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 258 218 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 153 149
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£450 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.36 £24.06 £26.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.70% -10.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £15.30 £23.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.04 £32.81 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.36 £30.00 £26.95
% change year-on-year
+54.51% +11.31%
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
40215 37779 34958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.82% 76.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26663 23855 21652
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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 +33 120 £475 +5.55% 34
South East -5 58 £425 +19.63% 7
North West -17 28 £400 +33.33% 10
South West +10 18 £413 -5.71% 13
West Midlands +6 18 £400 -11.11% 3
East Midlands -12 5 £525 +23.52% 3
North East -25 5 £475 +30.13% 2
Yorkshire -27 4 £315 -17.10% 2
East of England -7 2 £550 +34.14% 4
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 231 (48.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 148 (31.03%) Finance
3 127 (26.62%) Project Management
4 99 (20.75%) ITIL
5 86 (18.03%) Degree
6 82 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 81 (16.98%) PRINCE2
8 69 (14.47%) Change Management
9 61 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (12.58%) SAP
11 59 (12.37%) MS Excel
11 59 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (11.95%) MS Visio
13 56 (11.74%) Telecoms
14 54 (11.32%) Banking
15 48 (10.06%) Microsoft
15 48 (10.06%) Business Analysis
16 46 (9.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 45 (9.43%) Coaching
17 45 (9.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 44 (9.22%) Manufacturing
19 43 (9.01%) Pharmaceutical
20 42 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (8.18%) MS Project
22 38 (7.97%) ERP
22 38 (7.97%) BPMN
22 38 (7.97%) Security Cleared
23 35 (7.34%) Process Improvement
23 35 (7.34%) Service Management
24 34 (7.13%) Business Transformation

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 29 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.47%) Documentum
3 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.95%) MS Visio
3 39 (8.18%) MS Project
4 24 (5.03%) MS Office
5 22 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.63%) Simulink
8 1 (0.21%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) SAP FI-AP
2 6 (1.26%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.21%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.21%) HFM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.19%) Internet
2 12 (2.52%) Broadband
3 3 (0.63%) Wireless
4 2 (0.42%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) MVNO
4 2 (0.42%) FlexRay
4 2 (0.42%) ATM
5 1 (0.21%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.21%) MIMO
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) WAAS
5 1 (0.21%) 4G
5 1 (0.21%) 2G
5 1 (0.21%) 3G
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.10%) SAP BW
3 9 (1.89%) MS Access
4 7 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.47%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.05%) OLAP
5 5 (1.05%) DataStage
5 5 (1.05%) EDMS
6 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Toad
2 4 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) CANoe
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 148 (31.03%) Finance
2 56 (11.74%) Telecoms
3 54 (11.32%) Banking
4 44 (9.22%) Manufacturing
5 43 (9.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (4.61%) Retail
6 22 (4.61%) Legal
7 17 (3.56%) Retail Banking
8 14 (2.94%) Automotive
8 14 (2.94%) Law
9 11 (2.31%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Marketing
11 3 (0.63%) French Language
11 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 158 (33.12%) Analyst
2 128 (26.83%) Business Analyst
3 77 (16.14%) Consultant
4 61 (12.79%) Project Manager
5 47 (9.85%) Process Analyst
6 33 (6.92%) Business Process Analyst
7 29 (6.08%) Service Manager
8 28 (5.87%) SAP Consultant
9 19 (3.98%) Architect
10 16 (3.35%) Transition Manager
10 16 (3.35%) Service Transition Manager
11 15 (3.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 14 (2.94%) Process Consultant
12 14 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
12 14 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.10%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (2.10%) Business Manager
13 10 (2.10%) Six Sigma Consultant
14 9 (1.89%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 9 (1.89%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.98%) JSP
2 3 (0.63%) Web Services
3 2 (0.42%) HTML
3 2 (0.42%) .NET
3 2 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) HTML5
4 1 (0.21%) Itk
4 1 (0.21%) CSS
4 1 (0.21%) XML
4 1 (0.21%) XSL
4 1 (0.21%) XSLT
4 1 (0.21%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.56%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.14%) FMCG
4 12 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.52%) PMI
5 11 (2.31%) DTV
6 7 (1.47%) NHS
7 6 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.84%) Derivative
9 4 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.63%) Mechatronics
10 3 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.63%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.42%) User Experience
11 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.42%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.63%) Windows
1 3 (0.63%) Linux
1 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
2 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
2 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (48.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 127 (26.62%) Project Management
3 99 (20.75%) ITIL
4 82 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 81 (16.98%) PRINCE2
6 69 (14.47%) Change Management
7 59 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (10.06%) Business Analysis
9 45 (9.43%) Coaching
10 42 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (7.97%) ERP
11 38 (7.97%) BPMN
12 35 (7.34%) Process Improvement
12 35 (7.34%) Service Management
13 34 (7.13%) Business Transformation
14 33 (6.92%) Target Operating Model
15 29 (6.08%) Quality Management
15 29 (6.08%) Risk Management
15 29 (6.08%) UML
16 25 (5.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.45%) SQL
2 13 (2.73%) C
3 5 (1.05%) VBA
4 4 (0.84%) Java
5 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
5 3 (0.63%) R
6 1 (0.21%) VB
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (18.03%) Degree
2 46 (9.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 45 (9.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 38 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 31 (6.50%) PMI Certification
6 30 (6.29%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.03%) PMP
8 21 (4.40%) SAP Certification
9 19 (3.98%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 17 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.73%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 11 (2.31%) MCTS
12 11 (2.31%) ISEB
13 10 (2.10%) MBA
14 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.89%) Postgraduate
15 6 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (1.05%) CCNA
16 5 (1.05%) CISSP
17 4 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.61%) SLA
2 19 (3.98%) JSP 440
3 18 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (3.35%) ISO 9001
5 12 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.52%) COBIT
5 12 (2.52%) QA
6 8 (1.68%) GxP
7 5 (1.05%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.63%) P3O
9 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.42%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.21%) BS15000
10 1 (0.21%) BS7799
10 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (12.58%) SAP
2 48 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.52%) Oracle
4 8 (1.68%) HP
5 6 (1.26%) IBM
6 5 (1.05%) Informatica
6 5 (1.05%) Cognos
6 5 (1.05%) Cisco
7 4 (0.84%) OpenText
7 4 (0.84%) Teradata
8 3 (0.63%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.63%) Lotus
8 3 (0.63%) Apple
9 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.42%) NCR
9 2 (0.42%) Remedy
9 2 (0.42%) Pega
10 1 (0.21%) Tableau
10 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.21%) Casewise
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chertsey
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago