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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 354 314 326
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 213 238 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.72% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 142 116
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 19
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.28 £20.71 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.46 £71.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £11.45 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+188.20% -65.30%
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
34844 33254 29955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.43% 74.76% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22736 20646 18101
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1059 1253
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -12 109 £500 - 20
South East -42 43 £425 -10.52% 15
East Midlands +7 11 £575 +21.05% 4
Yorkshire +6 11 £450 +50.00% 10
West Midlands +4 9 £383 +0.65% 6
South West -23 8 £445 +15.58% 8
North West -3 7 £395 +38.59% 6
North East -12 7 £400 - 4
East of England -4 6 £286 -28.43% 4
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 196 (44.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 150 (33.78%) Finance
3 145 (32.66%) ITIL
4 129 (29.05%) Project Management
5 93 (20.95%) PRINCE2
6 73 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 71 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (14.86%) Degree
10 66 (14.86%) Change Management
11 55 (12.39%) SAP
11 55 (12.39%) Banking
12 53 (11.94%) MS Visio
13 50 (11.26%) Service Management
14 49 (11.04%) Process Improvement
15 46 (10.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 45 (10.14%) Business Analysis
17 42 (9.46%) Service Delivery
18 41 (9.23%) Security Cleared
19 39 (8.78%) PMI Certification
20 38 (8.56%) MS Office
21 36 (8.11%) Manufacturing
21 36 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
22 34 (7.66%) SAP Certification
23 32 (7.21%) SC Cleared
24 31 (6.98%) Telecoms
25 30 (6.76%) BPR
25 30 (6.76%) ERP
25 30 (6.76%) ITIL V3

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.68%) IIS
4 3 (0.68%) 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 53 (11.94%) MS Visio
2 38 (8.56%) MS Office
3 28 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 28 (6.31%) MS Project
4 19 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.68%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.45%) Windchill
6 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) Simulink
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) SAP SRM
1 11 (2.48%) SAP FI-AP
2 7 (1.58%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.68%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.45%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.45%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.23%) HFM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.70%) Internet
2 8 (1.80%) WAN
3 7 (1.58%) Broadband
4 6 (1.35%) LAN
5 5 (1.13%) Firewall
6 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.90%) LTE
7 3 (0.68%) VPN
8 2 (0.45%) DNS
8 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.45%) IPv4
8 2 (0.45%) IPv6
8 2 (0.45%) SAN
8 2 (0.45%) Wireless
8 2 (0.45%) 2G
8 2 (0.45%) MIMO
8 2 (0.45%) DHCP
8 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.45%) 3G
8 2 (0.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.15%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.90%) QlikView
4 3 (0.68%) DB2
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (0.68%) PeopleTools
2 3 (0.68%) ERwin
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) LSMW
General
1 150 (33.78%) Finance
2 55 (12.39%) Banking
3 36 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 31 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 28 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (4.73%) Legal
7 20 (4.50%) Law
8 15 (3.38%) Automotive
9 13 (2.93%) Retail
10 12 (2.70%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.80%) Front Office
12 7 (1.58%) Marketing
13 6 (1.35%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.90%) Billing
15 3 (0.68%) Publishing
15 3 (0.68%) Back Office
15 3 (0.68%) Electronics
16 2 (0.45%) Advertising
16 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (25.68%) Analyst
2 85 (19.14%) Business Analyst
3 74 (16.67%) Consultant
4 62 (13.96%) Project Manager
5 35 (7.88%) SAP Consultant
6 33 (7.43%) Process Analyst
7 27 (6.08%) Service Manager
8 19 (4.28%) Process Consultant
9 18 (4.05%) Business Process Analyst
10 17 (3.83%) Architect
10 17 (3.83%) Functional Consultant
11 16 (3.60%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 15 (3.38%) Designer
13 13 (2.93%) Business Manager
13 13 (2.93%) Process Manager
13 13 (2.93%) Developer
14 12 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 12 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (2.48%) Programme Manager
16 10 (2.25%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.41%) JSP
2 9 (2.03%) Middleware
3 8 (1.80%) .NET
4 5 (1.13%) HTML
5 3 (0.68%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) EDI
6 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.45%) HTML5
7 1 (0.23%) BAPI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.05%) FMCG
3 15 (3.38%) PMI
4 10 (2.25%) Statistics
4 10 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.58%) DTV
6 7 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.13%) Mechatronics
8 5 (1.13%) CAN bus
9 4 (0.90%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.68%) AS400
10 3 (0.68%) Equities
10 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.68%) iSeries
10 3 (0.68%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.70%) Windows
2 11 (2.48%) UNIX
3 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.13%) Linux
5 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.45%) SUSE
6 2 (0.45%) AIX
6 2 (0.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (44.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 145 (32.66%) ITIL
3 129 (29.05%) Project Management
4 93 (20.95%) PRINCE2
5 73 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 71 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (14.86%) Change Management
9 50 (11.26%) Service Management
10 49 (11.04%) Process Improvement
11 45 (10.14%) Business Analysis
12 42 (9.46%) Service Delivery
13 30 (6.76%) ERP
13 30 (6.76%) BPR
13 30 (6.76%) ITIL V3
14 28 (6.31%) Programme Management
15 27 (6.08%) Process Management
16 25 (5.63%) BPMN
17 24 (5.41%) Business Transformation
18 22 (4.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.63%) C
2 11 (2.48%) SQL
3 5 (1.13%) VBA
3 5 (1.13%) Java
4 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.68%) RPG
5 3 (0.68%) C#
5 3 (0.68%) C++
5 3 (0.68%) Python
5 3 (0.68%) VBScript
5 3 (0.68%) SQR
5 3 (0.68%) RPG/400
5 3 (0.68%) RPG IV
6 2 (0.45%) Ruby
6 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (14.86%) Degree
2 46 (10.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 41 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 39 (8.78%) PMI Certification
5 36 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 34 (7.66%) SAP Certification
7 32 (7.21%) SC Cleared
8 27 (6.08%) APMP
9 26 (5.86%) PMP
10 17 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.70%) ISEB
12 11 (2.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 10 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.58%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 7 (1.58%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.13%) ACCA
15 5 (1.13%) HNC
16 4 (0.90%) HND
16 4 (0.90%) IIBA
17 3 (0.68%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.95%) JSP 440
2 19 (4.28%) COBIT
3 11 (2.48%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.25%) SLA
4 10 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.58%) QA
6 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.13%) BS15000
7 5 (1.13%) P3O
8 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.68%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.45%) GxP
10 1 (0.23%) BS7799
10 1 (0.23%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) NFS
1 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (12.39%) SAP
2 28 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.28%) Oracle
4 12 (2.70%) IBM
5 9 (2.03%) HP
6 8 (1.80%) Cognos
7 7 (1.58%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.35%) Open Text
9 5 (1.13%) Remedy
9 5 (1.13%) BMC
10 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.90%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.68%) Cisco
11 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.45%) Informatica
12 2 (0.45%) Primavera
12 2 (0.45%) BT
12 2 (0.45%) VMware
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Rate: £500 - 570 per day + .
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
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Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £555 - £605 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £110.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
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