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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 374 349 299
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -50
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 218 245 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 151 169
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£450 £458 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
Average hourly rate £32.75 £24.15 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -26.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.00 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.52 £36.80 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 -19 92 £450 -11.93% 16
South East -17 44 £488 +19.63% 20
East Midlands +13 15 £450 -18.18% 3
Yorkshire -11 15 £365 +21.66% 7
South West +9 14 £488 +13.04% 8
West Midlands -28 13 £400 +23.07% 4
North West -17 11 £444 +4.41% 3
East of England +19 7 £575 +43.75% 2
North East 0 6 £490 +95.02% 3
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 198 (46.26%) Lean Six Sigma
2 141 (32.94%) Finance
3 122 (28.50%) Project Management
4 116 (27.10%) ITIL
5 82 (19.16%) PRINCE2
6 77 (17.99%) Degree
7 71 (16.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 68 (15.89%) Change Management
9 66 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (13.08%) MS Visio
11 55 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (12.38%) Banking
13 50 (11.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 46 (10.75%) PMI Certification
15 45 (10.51%) MS Project
15 45 (10.51%) Business Transformation
15 45 (10.51%) Business Analysis
16 40 (9.35%) Telecoms
17 39 (9.11%) PMP
17 39 (9.11%) Process Improvement
18 37 (8.64%) SAP
19 36 (8.41%) MS Office
19 36 (8.41%) Service Management
20 35 (8.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
21 34 (7.94%) Coaching
21 34 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
22 33 (7.71%) Legal
23 32 (7.48%) MS Excel
23 32 (7.48%) Security Cleared
24 31 (7.24%) Microsoft

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.70%) IIS
3 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 56 (13.08%) MS Visio
2 45 (10.51%) MS Project
3 36 (8.41%) MS Office
4 32 (7.48%) MS Excel
5 23 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.57%) SAP FI-AP
2 5 (1.17%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.47%) HFM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.23%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.87%) Internet
2 6 (1.40%) Broadband
3 4 (0.93%) LAN
3 4 (0.93%) WAN
3 4 (0.93%) Wireless
3 4 (0.93%) FlexRay
4 3 (0.70%) LTE
4 3 (0.70%) Firewall
4 3 (0.70%) VPN
5 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.47%) IPv4
5 2 (0.47%) IPv6
5 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.47%) ATM
5 2 (0.47%) 3G
5 2 (0.47%) 2G
5 2 (0.47%) Network Security
5 2 (0.47%) MIMO
5 2 (0.47%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.64%) SAP BW
2 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.47%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.47%) QlikView
3 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (0.70%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.47%) CANoe
3 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) LSMW
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 141 (32.94%) Finance
2 53 (12.38%) Banking
3 40 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 33 (7.71%) Legal
5 27 (6.31%) Law
6 20 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (3.27%) Automotive
9 13 (3.04%) Retail
10 10 (2.34%) Marketing
11 8 (1.87%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.40%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.17%) Advertising
14 4 (0.93%) Publishing
14 4 (0.93%) Billing
14 4 (0.93%) Front Office
15 3 (0.70%) Electronics
15 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.47%) Back Office
17 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 130 (30.37%) Analyst
2 101 (23.60%) Business Analyst
3 74 (17.29%) Project Manager
4 66 (15.42%) Consultant
5 30 (7.01%) Process Analyst
6 24 (5.61%) SAP Consultant
7 23 (5.37%) Service Manager
8 19 (4.44%) Process Consultant
9 16 (3.74%) Business Manager
10 15 (3.50%) Business Process Analyst
11 14 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (3.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 14 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (3.04%) Functional Consultant
12 13 (3.04%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (2.80%) Change Manager
14 11 (2.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 9 (2.10%) Business Project Manager
15 9 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
15 9 (2.10%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.04%) JSP
2 7 (1.64%) .NET
2 7 (1.64%) Middleware
3 5 (1.17%) HTML
4 4 (0.93%) Web Services
5 3 (0.70%) XML
6 2 (0.47%) EDI
6 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.47%) HTML5
7 1 (0.23%) BAPI
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.67%) FMCG
3 11 (2.57%) PMI
4 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.17%) CAN bus
6 5 (1.17%) Mechatronics
6 5 (1.17%) NHS
6 5 (1.17%) DTV
7 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.47%) Telematics
8 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.47%) Open Source
8 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.47%) HACMP
8 2 (0.47%) Statistics
8 2 (0.47%) CESG
9 1 (0.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.34%) Windows
2 6 (1.40%) UNIX
3 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.70%) Linux
6 2 (0.47%) AIX
6 2 (0.47%) 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
1 198 (46.26%) Lean Six Sigma
2 122 (28.50%) Project Management
3 116 (27.10%) ITIL
4 82 (19.16%) PRINCE2
5 71 (16.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 68 (15.89%) Change Management
7 66 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (10.51%) Business Analysis
8 45 (10.51%) Business Transformation
9 39 (9.11%) Process Improvement
10 36 (8.41%) Service Management
11 34 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (7.94%) Coaching
12 27 (6.31%) BPR
13 26 (6.07%) Process Management
14 25 (5.84%) Programme Management
15 24 (5.61%) Service Delivery
16 22 (5.14%) Risk Management
16 22 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 21 (4.91%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.27%) C
1 14 (3.27%) SQL
2 5 (1.17%) VBA
3 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.70%) SQR
4 3 (0.70%) VBScript
4 3 (0.70%) C#
4 3 (0.70%) Java
4 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.47%) VB
5 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.23%) Python
6 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (17.99%) Degree
2 50 (11.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 46 (10.75%) PMI Certification
4 39 (9.11%) PMP
5 35 (8.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 32 (7.48%) Security Cleared
7 28 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 23 (5.37%) APMP
9 22 (5.14%) SAP Certification
10 14 (3.27%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 11 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.87%) ISEB
12 8 (1.87%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 6 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.17%) CCNA
14 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.93%) HNC
15 4 (0.93%) MCSE
16 3 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.04%) JSP 440
2 12 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.57%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.10%) QA
5 7 (1.64%) COBIT
6 6 (1.40%) SLA
7 5 (1.17%) P3O
8 4 (0.93%) BS15000
8 4 (0.93%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (8.64%) SAP
2 31 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.74%) Oracle
4 9 (2.10%) HP
5 6 (1.40%) Cisco
5 6 (1.40%) IBM
6 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 4 (0.93%) Teradata
6 4 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.70%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.70%) Apple
7 3 (0.70%) Lotus
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.47%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.47%) Informatica
8 2 (0.47%) NCR
8 2 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.47%) OpenText
9 1 (0.23%) Mantas
9 1 (0.23%) Actimize
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Bristol
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West Yorkshire
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York
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