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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 359 349 322
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 219 208 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 120 134
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £628 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.64 £16.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.58 £80.00 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 -13 115 £475 -9.52% 22
South East -30 44 £416 -2.05% 25
East Midlands +4 13 £450 -12.19% 7
West Midlands -2 13 £391 +29.87% 3
Yorkshire -5 11 £325 +8.33% 4
South West -14 8 £477 +16.99% 8
North East -1 6 £419 -23.86%
East of England +5 4 £269 -36.76% 3
North West -14 4 £438 +56.25% 5
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 192 (45.07%) Lean Six Sigma
2 141 (33.10%) Finance
3 129 (30.28%) Project Management
4 128 (30.05%) ITIL
5 84 (19.72%) PRINCE2
6 72 (16.90%) Change Management
7 71 (16.67%) Degree
8 67 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (15.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 57 (13.38%) Banking
11 56 (13.15%) MS Visio
12 53 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (11.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 48 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (10.33%) Service Management
15 44 (10.33%) Business Analysis
16 42 (9.86%) SAP
17 41 (9.62%) Process Improvement
18 40 (9.39%) Telecoms
19 37 (8.69%) MS Office
19 37 (8.69%) PMI Certification
20 35 (8.22%) Security Cleared
21 34 (7.98%) PMP
21 34 (7.98%) Service Delivery
22 33 (7.75%) MS Project
22 33 (7.75%) Business Transformation
23 31 (7.28%) SC Cleared
23 31 (7.28%) BPR
24 30 (7.04%) Legal
25 29 (6.81%) ERP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.70%) IIS
4 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 56 (13.15%) MS Visio
2 37 (8.69%) MS Office
3 33 (7.75%) MS Project
4 24 (5.63%) MS Excel
5 21 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (3.05%) SAP FI-AP
2 5 (1.17%) SAP SRM
2 5 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.47%) HFM
5 2 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.11%) Internet
2 6 (1.41%) Broadband
3 4 (0.94%) LAN
3 4 (0.94%) WAN
4 3 (0.70%) VPN
4 3 (0.70%) DNS
4 3 (0.70%) LTE
4 3 (0.70%) Firewall
5 2 (0.47%) Wireless
5 2 (0.47%) 2G
5 2 (0.47%) Network Security
5 2 (0.47%) MIMO
5 2 (0.47%) 3G
5 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.47%) IPv4
5 2 (0.47%) IPv6
5 2 (0.47%) SAN
5 2 (0.47%) DHCP
5 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (1.64%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.70%) QlikView
3 2 (0.47%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.47%) DB2
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.23%) MS Access
4 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.70%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.47%) ERwin
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) LSMW
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 141 (33.10%) Finance
2 57 (13.38%) Banking
3 40 (9.39%) Telecoms
4 30 (7.04%) Legal
5 27 (6.34%) Manufacturing
5 27 (6.34%) Law
6 20 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (3.76%) Automotive
8 12 (2.82%) Retail
9 9 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.11%) Marketing
10 7 (1.64%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.41%) Front Office
12 4 (0.94%) Billing
13 3 (0.70%) Publishing
13 3 (0.70%) Back Office
13 3 (0.70%) Electronics
14 2 (0.47%) Advertising
14 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 120 (28.17%) Analyst
2 87 (20.42%) Business Analyst
3 64 (15.02%) Consultant
4 63 (14.79%) Project Manager
5 31 (7.28%) Process Analyst
6 28 (6.57%) SAP Consultant
7 22 (5.16%) Service Manager
8 18 (4.23%) Process Consultant
9 16 (3.76%) Functional Consultant
10 15 (3.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 14 (3.29%) Business Process Analyst
12 13 (3.05%) Architect
13 12 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.58%) Senior Business Analyst
14 11 (2.58%) Programme Manager
14 11 (2.58%) Business Manager
15 10 (2.35%) Management Consultant
15 10 (2.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 10 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
16 9 (2.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.40%) JSP
2 7 (1.64%) .NET
2 7 (1.64%) Middleware
3 5 (1.17%) HTML
4 3 (0.70%) Web Services
4 3 (0.70%) XML
5 2 (0.47%) EDI
5 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.47%) HTML5
6 1 (0.23%) BAPI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.46%) FMCG
3 10 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (1.41%) CAN bus
5 6 (1.41%) PMI
5 6 (1.41%) Mechatronics
6 5 (1.17%) DTV
6 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.94%) Statistics
8 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.70%) NHS
8 3 (0.70%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.47%) iSeries
9 2 (0.47%) Telematics
9 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.82%) Windows
2 8 (1.88%) UNIX
3 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) AIX
5 2 (0.47%) Solaris
5 2 (0.47%) Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (45.07%) Lean Six Sigma
2 129 (30.28%) Project Management
3 128 (30.05%) ITIL
4 84 (19.72%) PRINCE2
5 72 (16.90%) Change Management
6 67 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (15.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 48 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (10.33%) Business Analysis
9 44 (10.33%) Service Management
10 41 (9.62%) Process Improvement
11 34 (7.98%) Service Delivery
12 33 (7.75%) Business Transformation
13 31 (7.28%) BPR
14 29 (6.81%) ERP
15 28 (6.57%) ITIL V3
16 27 (6.34%) Programme Management
17 25 (5.87%) Process Management
17 25 (5.87%) BPMN
18 24 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.23%) C
2 9 (2.11%) SQL
3 5 (1.17%) Java
4 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
4 4 (0.94%) VBA
5 3 (0.70%) SQR
5 3 (0.70%) VBScript
5 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.70%) C#
6 2 (0.47%) RPG
6 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.47%) RPG/400
6 2 (0.47%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (16.67%) Degree
2 51 (11.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 37 (8.69%) PMI Certification
4 35 (8.22%) Security Cleared
5 34 (7.98%) PMP
6 31 (7.28%) SC Cleared
7 29 (6.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 26 (6.10%) SAP Certification
9 23 (5.40%) APMP
10 19 (4.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 11 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.11%) ISEB
13 8 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 6 (1.41%) HNC
15 5 (1.17%) HND
16 4 (0.94%) VCP4
16 4 (0.94%) IIBA
17 3 (0.70%) GNVQ
17 3 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.40%) JSP 440
2 11 (2.58%) COBIT
3 10 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.11%) SLA
5 8 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.41%) QA
6 6 (1.41%) P3O
7 4 (0.94%) BS15000
8 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.70%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.23%) GxP
10 1 (0.23%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.47%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Puppet
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (9.86%) SAP
2 25 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.99%) Oracle
4 13 (3.05%) IBM
5 10 (2.35%) HP
6 5 (1.17%) Cognos
6 5 (1.17%) BMC
6 5 (1.17%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.17%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.17%) Remedy
7 4 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.94%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.70%) Open Text
8 3 (0.70%) Teradata
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco
8 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.47%) Primavera
9 2 (0.47%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.47%) Informatica
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 30 - 35 / hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE (Banded)
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ripe4
Posted: 13 days ago