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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 395 325 348
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +23
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 199 254 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.72% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 154 116
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £30.30 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -52 76 £475 - 25
South East -28 53 £425 -2.85% 7
East Midlands +10 17 £550 +25.71% 6
Yorkshire +1 16 £320 -1.53% 3
South West -21 9 £445 +15.58% 4
West Midlands -11 8 £383 -17.29% 9
North West -5 7 £375 -1.31% 3
North East -25 7 £240 -
East of England -25 5 £413 +13.79% 2
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 192 (44.96%) Lean Six Sigma
2 148 (34.66%) Finance
3 141 (33.02%) ITIL
4 138 (32.32%) Project Management
5 100 (23.42%) PRINCE2
6 73 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (15.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 66 (15.46%) Change Management
11 56 (13.11%) Degree
12 55 (12.88%) Process Improvement
13 51 (11.94%) Service Management
13 51 (11.94%) Banking
14 49 (11.48%) Service Delivery
15 46 (10.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 44 (10.30%) SAP
16 44 (10.30%) MS Visio
17 40 (9.37%) PMI Certification
17 40 (9.37%) Business Analysis
18 39 (9.13%) Security Cleared
19 36 (8.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
20 32 (7.49%) Manufacturing
20 32 (7.49%) BPR
21 31 (7.26%) ITIL V3
22 29 (6.79%) SC Cleared
23 28 (6.56%) MS Office
23 28 (6.56%) Telecoms
24 27 (6.32%) MS Excel
25 26 (6.09%) ERP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.70%) MQSeries
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 44 (10.30%) MS Visio
2 28 (6.56%) MS Office
3 27 (6.32%) MS Excel
4 24 (5.62%) MS Project
5 16 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) Windchill
7 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.58%) SAP SRM
2 8 (1.87%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.41%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.70%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.47%) Demantra
6 2 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.47%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.23%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.81%) Internet
2 10 (2.34%) WAN
3 9 (2.11%) Broadband
4 8 (1.87%) LAN
5 5 (1.17%) Firewall
6 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.70%) VPN
7 2 (0.47%) Multicast
7 2 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.47%) SAN
7 2 (0.47%) DNS
7 2 (0.47%) DHCP
7 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.23%) UMTS
8 1 (0.23%) GPRS
8 1 (0.23%) GSM
8 1 (0.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.58%) SAP BW
2 6 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.17%) DB2
4 3 (0.70%) QlikView
5 2 (0.47%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.47%) DataStage
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.47%) MS Access
5 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (0.70%) ERwin
3 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Toad
3 2 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 148 (34.66%) Finance
2 51 (11.94%) Banking
3 32 (7.49%) Manufacturing
4 28 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 25 (5.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (4.22%) Retail
7 14 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.28%) Legal
8 11 (2.58%) Automotive
8 11 (2.58%) Law
9 8 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.87%) Front Office
10 6 (1.41%) Marketing
11 5 (1.17%) Publishing
12 4 (0.94%) Back Office
13 2 (0.47%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 111 (26.00%) Analyst
2 84 (19.67%) Business Analyst
3 68 (15.93%) Consultant
4 64 (14.99%) Project Manager
5 34 (7.96%) Process Analyst
6 33 (7.73%) Service Manager
7 27 (6.32%) SAP Consultant
8 22 (5.15%) Process Consultant
9 20 (4.68%) Business Process Analyst
10 18 (4.22%) Architect
11 16 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.04%) Senior Business Analyst
12 13 (3.04%) Process Manager
12 13 (3.04%) Designer
13 12 (2.81%) Functional Consultant
13 12 (2.81%) Services Delivery Manager
13 12 (2.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 12 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
14 11 (2.58%) Transition Manager
14 11 (2.58%) Process Improvement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.39%) JSP
2 9 (2.11%) Middleware
3 6 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.23%) EDI
4 1 (0.23%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) COM
4 1 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.68%) PMI
3 12 (2.81%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.81%) FMCG
3 12 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.58%) Statistics
5 9 (2.11%) DTV
6 7 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.17%) iSeries
7 5 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.94%) CAN bus
8 4 (0.94%) SWIFT
8 4 (0.94%) Mechatronics
9 3 (0.70%) AS400
9 3 (0.70%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.70%) Derivative
9 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.47%) User Experience
10 2 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.87%) UNIX
1 8 (1.87%) Windows
2 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.17%) Linux
4 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.47%) AIX
5 2 (0.47%) Solaris
5 2 (0.47%) SUSE
6 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (44.96%) Lean Six Sigma
2 141 (33.02%) ITIL
3 138 (32.32%) Project Management
4 100 (23.42%) PRINCE2
5 73 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (15.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 66 (15.46%) Change Management
9 55 (12.88%) Process Improvement
10 51 (11.94%) Service Management
11 49 (11.48%) Service Delivery
12 40 (9.37%) Business Analysis
13 32 (7.49%) BPR
14 31 (7.26%) ITIL V3
15 26 (6.09%) ERP
16 25 (5.85%) Programme Management
17 24 (5.62%) BPMN
18 23 (5.39%) Process Management
19 20 (4.68%) Waterfall
20 18 (4.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.39%) C
2 6 (1.41%) SQL
2 6 (1.41%) VBA
3 5 (1.17%) Java
3 5 (1.17%) RPG
3 5 (1.17%) RPG IV
4 3 (0.70%) Python
4 3 (0.70%) C++
4 3 (0.70%) RPG/400
5 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.47%) Ruby
5 2 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
6 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 56 (13.11%) Degree
2 46 (10.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 40 (9.37%) PMI Certification
4 39 (9.13%) Security Cleared
5 36 (8.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 29 (6.79%) SC Cleared
7 26 (6.09%) SAP Certification
8 21 (4.92%) PMP
9 20 (4.68%) APMP
9 20 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (3.51%) ISEB
11 10 (2.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 10 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.87%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 6 (1.41%) HNC
13 6 (1.41%) HND
14 4 (0.94%) ACCA
15 3 (0.70%) MBA
15 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.92%) JSP 440
1 21 (4.92%) COBIT
2 12 (2.81%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.34%) SLA
4 9 (2.11%) QA
5 6 (1.41%) BS15000
6 4 (0.94%) P3O
6 4 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.70%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.47%) BS7799
8 2 (0.47%) GxP
9 1 (0.23%) GAMP
9 1 (0.23%) GMP
9 1 (0.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) GPFS
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (10.30%) SAP
2 26 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.45%) Oracle
4 14 (3.28%) IBM
5 11 (2.58%) HP
5 11 (2.58%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.34%) Cognos
7 7 (1.64%) Open Text
8 5 (1.17%) BMC
8 5 (1.17%) Remedy
9 4 (0.94%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.70%) PTC
11 2 (0.47%) Primavera
11 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.47%) Cisco
11 2 (0.47%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.47%) VMware
11 2 (0.47%) BT
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Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £278.30 - £357.81 per day
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Bedfordshire
Roc Search
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West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £540 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per annum
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City of London
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