The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 362 316 372
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +56
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 225 248 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.73% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 151 118
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £24.06 £26.40 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -15.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £23.28 £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.81 £34.08 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.40 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
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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 -19 91 £450 -10.00% 23
South East -25 46 £351 -12.37% 12
North West +19 25 £300 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +2 16 £413 +17.85% 4
West Midlands -12 11 £450 +5.88% 7
South West -21 9 £438 -12.50% 9
East of England -17 8 £418 +59.04% 4
Yorkshire +1 6 £373 +4.56% 3
North East -9 6 £450 -4.25% 1
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 182 (40.81%) Lean Six Sigma
2 165 (37.00%) Finance
3 143 (32.06%) Project Management
4 121 (27.13%) ITIL
5 111 (24.89%) PRINCE2
6 91 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (16.59%) Change Management
8 68 (15.25%) Banking
9 67 (15.02%) Degree
10 63 (14.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 51 (11.43%) MS Visio
12 47 (10.54%) Business Analysis
13 46 (10.31%) Service Delivery
14 45 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (9.42%) Process Improvement
15 42 (9.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 41 (9.19%) MS Excel
17 40 (8.97%) Service Management
18 39 (8.74%) PMI Certification
19 35 (7.85%) Oracle
20 34 (7.62%) ISEB
21 33 (7.40%) Manufacturing
22 31 (6.95%) BPR
22 31 (6.95%) Retail
23 30 (6.73%) UML
23 30 (6.73%) Telecoms
24 29 (6.50%) Pharmaceutical
24 29 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
25 28 (6.28%) SharePoint
25 28 (6.28%) SAP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.69%) IIS
3 5 (1.12%) SAS
4 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 41 (9.19%) MS Excel
3 26 (5.83%) MS Project
4 23 (5.16%) MS Office
5 21 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (2.69%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.67%) Simulink
7 3 (0.67%) CATIA
8 2 (0.45%) Windchill
9 1 (0.22%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) SAP SRM
2 4 (0.90%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.90%) SAP FI-AP
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.45%) Demantra
3 2 (0.45%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.45%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) SaaS
1 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.02%) Internet
2 8 (1.79%) WAN
2 8 (1.79%) LAN
3 6 (1.35%) Broadband
4 4 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.90%) Firewall
4 4 (0.90%) SAN
4 4 (0.90%) DNS
5 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.67%) VPN
6 2 (0.45%) Multicast
6 2 (0.45%) Intranet
6 2 (0.45%) SMTP
6 2 (0.45%) DHCP
6 2 (0.45%) IMAP
6 2 (0.45%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) MIMO
7 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.35%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.90%) DB2
4 3 (0.67%) QlikView
4 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.67%) MS Access
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.45%) STATISTICA
5 2 (0.45%) DataStage
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.45%) Toad
4 2 (0.45%) ERwin
4 2 (0.45%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 165 (37.00%) Finance
2 68 (15.25%) Banking
3 33 (7.40%) Manufacturing
4 31 (6.95%) Retail
5 30 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 29 (6.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (5.16%) Investment Banking
8 19 (4.26%) Marketing
9 13 (2.91%) Back Office
10 9 (2.02%) Retail Banking
10 9 (2.02%) Automotive
11 8 (1.79%) Legal
12 7 (1.57%) Publishing
13 5 (1.12%) Billing
14 4 (0.90%) Front Office
14 4 (0.90%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.67%) Electronics
16 2 (0.45%) Law
16 2 (0.45%) German Language
17 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 149 (33.41%) Analyst
2 98 (21.97%) Business Analyst
3 72 (16.14%) Project Manager
4 57 (12.78%) Consultant
5 43 (9.64%) Process Analyst
6 24 (5.38%) Business Process Analyst
7 23 (5.16%) Process Consultant
8 20 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (4.26%) Business Manager
10 18 (4.04%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (3.59%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.59%) Service Manager
11 16 (3.59%) Process Improvement Consultant
12 15 (3.36%) Programme Manager
12 15 (3.36%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.14%) SAP Consultant
13 14 (3.14%) Business Consultant
13 14 (3.14%) Process Manager
14 11 (2.47%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (2.47%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.81%) .NET
2 14 (3.14%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.91%) HTML
4 10 (2.24%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.35%) JSP
6 5 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (0.45%) OLE
8 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.22%) EDI
8 1 (0.22%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.48%) PMI
2 16 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.91%) FMCG
4 11 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (1.57%) DTV
6 5 (1.12%) Equities
6 5 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.90%) CAN bus
7 4 (0.90%) iSeries
8 3 (0.67%) Open Source
8 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.67%) NHS
8 3 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.45%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.38%) UNIX
2 18 (4.04%) Windows
3 10 (2.24%) Linux
4 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.67%) AIX
5 3 (0.67%) Solaris
5 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.45%) SUSE
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (40.81%) Lean Six Sigma
2 143 (32.06%) Project Management
3 121 (27.13%) ITIL
4 111 (24.89%) PRINCE2
5 91 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (16.59%) Change Management
7 47 (10.54%) Business Analysis
8 46 (10.31%) Service Delivery
9 45 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (9.42%) Process Improvement
11 40 (8.97%) Service Management
12 31 (6.95%) BPR
13 30 (6.73%) UML
14 29 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (6.05%) Risk Management
16 24 (5.38%) Programme Management
17 20 (4.48%) Workflow
18 18 (4.04%) PRINCE
18 18 (4.04%) Change Control
19 17 (3.81%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.71%) SQL
2 17 (3.81%) C
3 14 (3.14%) C#
4 13 (2.91%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.90%) RPG IV
6 4 (0.90%) Perl
6 4 (0.90%) RPG
6 4 (0.90%) Java
7 3 (0.67%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.45%) RPG/400
8 2 (0.45%) C++
8 2 (0.45%) VBScript
8 2 (0.45%) Python
8 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.22%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) VBA
9 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 67 (15.02%) Degree
2 63 (14.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 42 (9.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 39 (8.74%) PMI Certification
5 34 (7.62%) ISEB
6 22 (4.93%) PMP
7 19 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.59%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.47%) SAP Certification
11 10 (2.24%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 8 (1.79%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.57%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 6 (1.35%) APMP
14 6 (1.35%) HND
14 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (1.12%) CISSP
15 5 (1.12%) CISA
15 5 (1.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.71%) COBIT
2 16 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (3.59%) QA
3 13 (2.91%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.47%) SLA
5 7 (1.57%) ISO 14001
6 6 (1.35%) JSP 440
7 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.12%) EMIR
7 5 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.67%) BS15000
9 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.45%) BS7799
9 2 (0.45%) GMP
9 2 (0.45%) GxP
10 1 (0.22%) MiFID
10 1 (0.22%) Basel II
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) RACF
2 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.45%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.22%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (7.85%) Oracle
2 28 (6.28%) SAP
2 28 (6.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.79%) IBM
4 6 (1.35%) Minitab
5 5 (1.12%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.12%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.12%) HP
5 5 (1.12%) VMware
5 5 (1.12%) Open Text
6 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.90%) Citrix
6 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.90%) JD Edwards
6 4 (0.90%) Progress
7 3 (0.67%) Casewise
7 3 (0.67%) Symantec
8 2 (0.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.45%) BT
8 2 (0.45%) PTC
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