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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 367 323 398
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +75
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 228 265 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 179 110
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £393 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.45 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +28.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.89 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £26.01 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +28.68%
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -18 117 £475 -5.00% 25
South East -1 45 £425 +6.25% 32
West Midlands -3 21 £405 +10.95% 4
East of England -12 14 £600 +33.33% 2
North West -11 11 £263 -30.00% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £500 +42.85% 13
South West -49 5 £463 +27.58% 8
North East -30 4 £500 +18.34%
Yorkshire -4 3 £365 -3.94% 1
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 206 (45.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 172 (37.64%) Finance
3 142 (31.07%) Project Management
4 141 (30.85%) ITIL
5 116 (25.38%) PRINCE2
6 86 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (14.88%) Change Management
10 63 (13.79%) Banking
11 59 (12.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 58 (12.69%) Degree
13 56 (12.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 55 (12.04%) MS Visio
15 52 (11.38%) Service Delivery
16 46 (10.07%) Service Management
17 44 (9.63%) Process Improvement
18 43 (9.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 43 (9.41%) Business Analysis
19 41 (8.97%) SAP
20 39 (8.53%) MS Excel
21 38 (8.32%) PMI Certification
22 37 (8.10%) Oracle
23 35 (7.66%) Manufacturing
24 33 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
25 31 (6.78%) Retail
26 30 (6.56%) Telecoms
26 30 (6.56%) MS Office
27 29 (6.35%) ISEB
28 27 (5.91%) Microsoft

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.97%) IIS
3 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.09%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.66%) SAS
7 2 (0.44%) 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 55 (12.04%) MS Visio
2 39 (8.53%) MS Excel
3 30 (6.56%) MS Office
4 24 (5.25%) MS Project
5 16 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.97%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.66%) Windchill
8 2 (0.44%) Simulink
8 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.41%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.09%) Misys Midas
3 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.66%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.44%) Demantra
5 2 (0.44%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.44%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.50%) Internet
2 10 (2.19%) Broadband
2 10 (2.19%) WAN
3 8 (1.75%) LAN
4 4 (0.88%) Firewall
4 4 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) LTE
6 2 (0.44%) IMAP
6 2 (0.44%) SMTP
6 2 (0.44%) Multicast
6 2 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.22%) 4G
7 1 (0.22%) MVNO
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) 2G
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.41%) SAP BW
2 7 (1.53%) DB2
3 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.88%) QlikView
4 4 (0.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.66%) MS Access
6 2 (0.44%) DataStage
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.22%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.09%) ERwin
3 3 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.44%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 172 (37.64%) Finance
2 63 (13.79%) Banking
3 35 (7.66%) Manufacturing
4 33 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (6.78%) Retail
6 30 (6.56%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.72%) Marketing
8 16 (3.50%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.84%) Back Office
10 11 (2.41%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.97%) Legal
12 7 (1.53%) Law
13 6 (1.31%) Automotive
14 5 (1.09%) Publishing
14 5 (1.09%) Front Office
14 5 (1.09%) Billing
15 4 (0.88%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.66%) Electronics
17 2 (0.44%) German Language
18 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (29.32%) Analyst
2 90 (19.69%) Business Analyst
3 72 (15.75%) Project Manager
4 58 (12.69%) Consultant
5 44 (9.63%) Process Analyst
6 26 (5.69%) Service Manager
7 25 (5.47%) Business Process Analyst
8 22 (4.81%) SAP Consultant
9 20 (4.38%) Designer
10 18 (3.94%) Process Consultant
11 16 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.28%) Business Manager
13 14 (3.06%) Process Manager
13 14 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
13 14 (3.06%) Senior Manager
13 14 (3.06%) Architect
14 12 (2.63%) Process Improvement Consultant
14 12 (2.63%) Programme Manager
15 11 (2.41%) Service Transition Manager
15 11 (2.41%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.50%) JSP
2 13 (2.84%) .NET
3 10 (2.19%) HTML
4 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.66%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) 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%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.91%) PMI
3 20 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (2.63%) FMCG
6 11 (2.41%) DTV
7 8 (1.75%) Statistics
8 7 (1.53%) iSeries
9 5 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.09%) AS400
9 5 (1.09%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.88%) Equities
11 3 (0.66%) CAN bus
11 3 (0.66%) NHS
11 3 (0.66%) Derivative
11 3 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.81%) UNIX
2 12 (2.63%) Windows
3 11 (2.41%) Linux
4 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.44%) SUSE
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
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
1 206 (45.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 142 (31.07%) Project Management
3 141 (30.85%) ITIL
4 116 (25.38%) PRINCE2
5 86 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (14.88%) Change Management
8 59 (12.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 52 (11.38%) Service Delivery
10 46 (10.07%) Service Management
11 44 (9.63%) Process Improvement
12 43 (9.41%) Business Analysis
13 26 (5.69%) BPR
13 26 (5.69%) ITIL V3
14 25 (5.47%) UML
15 24 (5.25%) Waterfall
16 23 (5.03%) Programme Management
16 23 (5.03%) Workflow
17 22 (4.81%) Risk Management
18 21 (4.60%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.69%) C
2 19 (4.16%) SQL
3 10 (2.19%) PL/SQL
4 9 (1.97%) C#
5 7 (1.53%) RPG
5 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.53%) RPG IV
6 5 (1.09%) RPG/400
7 4 (0.88%) Perl
8 3 (0.66%) Java
8 3 (0.66%) VBA
9 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.44%) Ruby
9 2 (0.44%) Python
9 2 (0.44%) C++
9 2 (0.44%) VBScript
9 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (12.69%) Degree
2 56 (12.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 43 (9.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 38 (8.32%) PMI Certification
5 29 (6.35%) ISEB
6 24 (5.25%) Security Cleared
7 22 (4.81%) SAP Certification
8 16 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (3.06%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.84%) PMP
10 13 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (2.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 9 (1.97%) HND
12 9 (1.97%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.97%) APMP
13 7 (1.53%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.53%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 6 (1.31%) MBA
15 5 (1.09%) CRISC
15 5 (1.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.91%) COBIT
2 16 (3.50%) ISO 9001
3 14 (3.06%) JSP 440
4 13 (2.84%) QA
5 10 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.75%) SLA
7 8 (1.75%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.66%) BS15000
10 2 (0.44%) GMP
10 2 (0.44%) GxP
10 2 (0.44%) BS7799
10 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.44%) EMIR
10 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.22%) P3O
11 1 (0.22%) Basel II
11 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.22%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) RACF
2 2 (0.44%) Sendmail
2 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.44%) NFS
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (8.97%) SAP
2 37 (8.10%) Oracle
3 27 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.41%) IBM
5 9 (1.97%) JD Edwards
6 7 (1.53%) Cognos
7 6 (1.31%) Remedy
7 6 (1.31%) Open Text
7 6 (1.31%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.09%) BMC
8 5 (1.09%) HP
9 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.66%) PTC
10 3 (0.66%) Minitab
10 3 (0.66%) BT
10 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.44%) Casewise
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco
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Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £250.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Volt
Rate: £9.98 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour + overtime
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £53 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: to £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: to £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago