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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 376 338 355
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 215 248 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.72% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 160 103
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 £30.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £36.30 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 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 27 November 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 -62 86 £463 -2.63% 21
South East -17 59 £425 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +14 16 £500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -3 14 £270 -16.92% 6
West Midlands -11 10 - - 7
North West -4 9 £355 -23.24% 6
South West -33 8 £450 +21.62% 7
North East -29 7 £240 -
East of England -21 6 £513 +36.66% 7
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (46.42%) Lean Six Sigma
2 168 (36.44%) Finance
3 153 (33.19%) ITIL
4 149 (32.32%) Project Management
5 106 (22.99%) PRINCE2
6 83 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
8 71 (15.40%) Change Management
9 66 (14.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (14.10%) Degree
11 58 (12.58%) Banking
12 55 (11.93%) Process Improvement
12 55 (11.93%) Service Delivery
12 55 (11.93%) MS Visio
13 54 (11.71%) Service Management
14 47 (10.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 46 (9.98%) Business Analysis
15 46 (9.98%) SAP
16 44 (9.54%) PMI Certification
17 41 (8.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 38 (8.24%) Manufacturing
19 35 (7.59%) MS Excel
19 35 (7.59%) ITIL V3
19 35 (7.59%) Security Cleared
20 31 (6.72%) BPR
21 30 (6.51%) Microsoft
21 30 (6.51%) Telecoms
22 29 (6.29%) MS Office
23 28 (6.07%) Pharmaceutical

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.65%) SAS
6 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 55 (11.93%) MS Visio
2 35 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 29 (6.29%) MS Office
4 25 (5.42%) MS Project
5 20 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.65%) Windchill
7 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.82%) SAP SRM
2 8 (1.74%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.08%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.08%) Misys Midas
4 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.43%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.43%) Demantra
6 1 (0.22%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.47%) Internet
2 10 (2.17%) Broadband
2 10 (2.17%) WAN
3 8 (1.74%) LAN
4 5 (1.08%) Firewall
5 4 (0.87%) DNS
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.65%) VPN
6 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.43%) Multicast
7 2 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
7 2 (0.43%) SMTP
7 2 (0.43%) IMAP
7 2 (0.43%) LTE
8 1 (0.22%) MIMO
8 1 (0.22%) 4G
8 1 (0.22%) UMTS
8 1 (0.22%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.52%) DB2
3 4 (0.87%) MS Access
4 3 (0.65%) QlikView
5 2 (0.43%) DataStage
5 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.43%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) ERwin
2 4 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.43%) Toad
3 2 (0.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 168 (36.44%) Finance
2 58 (12.58%) Banking
3 38 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 30 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 28 (6.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (5.21%) Retail
7 15 (3.25%) Legal
8 14 (3.04%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.39%) Marketing
9 11 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.39%) Automotive
9 11 (2.39%) Law
10 6 (1.30%) Publishing
10 6 (1.30%) Back Office
11 5 (1.08%) Front Office
12 3 (0.65%) Billing
12 3 (0.65%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (27.55%) Analyst
2 98 (21.26%) Business Analyst
3 72 (15.62%) Consultant
4 62 (13.45%) Project Manager
5 40 (8.68%) Process Analyst
6 32 (6.94%) Service Manager
7 27 (5.86%) SAP Consultant
8 24 (5.21%) Business Process Analyst
9 23 (4.99%) Process Consultant
10 18 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (3.90%) Architect
10 18 (3.90%) Designer
11 15 (3.25%) Senior Business Analyst
12 14 (3.04%) Process Manager
13 13 (2.82%) Process Improvement Consultant
13 13 (2.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 13 (2.82%) Transition Manager
13 13 (2.82%) Functional Consultant
13 13 (2.82%) Service Transition Manager
14 12 (2.60%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.42%) JSP
2 6 (1.30%) .NET
3 4 (0.87%) Middleware
4 2 (0.43%) OLE
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) XML
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) J2EE
5 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.99%) PMI
3 15 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.04%) FMCG
5 12 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.39%) Statistics
7 10 (2.17%) DTV
8 7 (1.52%) iSeries
9 6 (1.30%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.08%) AS400
10 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.87%) Derivative
12 3 (0.65%) Mechatronics
12 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.65%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.65%) Equities
12 3 (0.65%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.25%) UNIX
2 9 (1.95%) Linux
3 4 (0.87%) Windows
4 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.43%) SUSE
5 2 (0.43%) AIX
5 2 (0.43%) Solaris
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (46.42%) Lean Six Sigma
2 153 (33.19%) ITIL
3 149 (32.32%) Project Management
4 106 (22.99%) PRINCE2
5 83 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (15.40%) Change Management
8 66 (14.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (11.93%) Process Improvement
9 55 (11.93%) Service Delivery
10 54 (11.71%) Service Management
11 46 (9.98%) Business Analysis
12 35 (7.59%) ITIL V3
13 31 (6.72%) BPR
14 26 (5.64%) ERP
15 25 (5.42%) Process Management
16 23 (4.99%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.99%) Programme Management
17 21 (4.56%) Workflow
17 21 (4.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.42%) C
2 8 (1.74%) SQL
3 7 (1.52%) RPG IV
3 7 (1.52%) RPG
4 6 (1.30%) VBA
5 5 (1.08%) RPG/400
5 5 (1.08%) Java
6 4 (0.87%) Perl
7 3 (0.65%) C++
7 3 (0.65%) Python
8 2 (0.43%) Ruby
8 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 65 (14.10%) Degree
2 47 (10.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 44 (9.54%) PMI Certification
4 41 (8.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 35 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.86%) SAP Certification
7 25 (5.42%) SC Cleared
8 24 (5.21%) ISEB
9 22 (4.77%) PMP
10 17 (3.69%) APMP
11 15 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.60%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 10 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.52%) HND
16 6 (1.30%) CISM
16 6 (1.30%) CISSP
16 6 (1.30%) HNC
17 5 (1.08%) CRISC
17 5 (1.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.64%) COBIT
2 23 (4.99%) JSP 440
3 12 (2.60%) SLA
3 12 (2.60%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.39%) QA
5 9 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.30%) BS15000
7 4 (0.87%) P3O
7 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.87%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.43%) BS7799
9 2 (0.43%) GxP
9 2 (0.43%) GMP
9 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.22%) GAMP
10 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) RACF
2 2 (0.43%) GPFS
2 2 (0.43%) NFS
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (9.98%) SAP
2 30 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.77%) Oracle
4 16 (3.47%) IBM
5 11 (2.39%) HP
5 11 (2.39%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.17%) Cognos
7 7 (1.52%) Open Text
8 6 (1.30%) Remedy
9 5 (1.08%) BMC
10 4 (0.87%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.65%) PTC
12 2 (0.43%) VMware
12 2 (0.43%) BT
12 2 (0.43%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.43%) Lotus
12 2 (0.43%) Cisco
12 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
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