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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 362 365 308
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -57
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 239 219 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.59% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 157 165
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% -7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £585 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £18.48 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.36 £33.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -5.30%
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
39551 37200 33391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.31% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26015 23704 20533
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1117 1018
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 109 £475 +2.75% 11
South East -10 57 £450 +25.00% 7
North West -24 21 £400 +33.33% 3
South West +7 18 £400 -8.57% 18
West Midlands +5 14 £400 -13.51% 4
East Midlands -14 6 £525 +31.25% 2
Yorkshire -18 5 £348 -18.23% 4
North East -16 4 £475 +69.64%
East of England -3 3 £550 +31.73% 4
Midlands -3 2 £550 +10.00%
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 228 (48.61%) Lean Six Sigma
2 149 (31.77%) Finance
3 121 (25.80%) Project Management
4 99 (21.11%) ITIL
5 88 (18.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 81 (17.27%) Degree
7 76 (16.20%) PRINCE2
8 64 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (13.43%) Change Management
9 63 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (13.01%) MS Visio
11 55 (11.73%) MS Excel
11 55 (11.73%) SAP
12 54 (11.51%) Telecoms
12 54 (11.51%) Business Analysis
13 53 (11.30%) Banking
14 50 (10.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 43 (9.17%) Coaching
15 43 (9.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 42 (8.96%) Microsoft
17 41 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (8.32%) Business Transformation
19 38 (8.10%) MS Project
19 38 (8.10%) Target Operating Model
20 35 (7.46%) BPMN
21 34 (7.25%) Process Improvement
21 34 (7.25%) Security Cleared
21 34 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
22 33 (7.04%) PMI Certification
23 31 (6.61%) Service Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.49%) Documentum
3 3 (0.64%) IIS
3 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 61 (13.01%) MS Visio
2 55 (11.73%) MS Excel
3 38 (8.10%) MS Project
4 24 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (4.69%) MS Office
6 8 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.64%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.64%) Simulink
8 1 (0.21%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (2.56%) SAP FI-AP
2 5 (1.07%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.43%) HFM
5 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.07%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.41%) Internet
2 9 (1.92%) Broadband
3 3 (0.64%) Wireless
3 3 (0.64%) MVNO
4 2 (0.43%) FlexRay
4 2 (0.43%) ATM
4 2 (0.43%) Network Security
4 2 (0.43%) LTE
4 2 (0.43%) LAN
4 2 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) IPv4
5 1 (0.21%) IPv6
5 1 (0.21%) WAAS
5 1 (0.21%) 4G
5 1 (0.21%) MIMO
5 1 (0.21%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.35%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.49%) MS Access
4 6 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.07%) EDMS
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.43%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.21%) OLAP
8 1 (0.21%) DataStage
8 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (0.64%) PeopleTools
3 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.21%) CANoe
4 1 (0.21%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) LSMW
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 149 (31.77%) Finance
2 54 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 53 (11.30%) Banking
4 34 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 31 (6.61%) Manufacturing
6 27 (5.76%) Legal
7 21 (4.48%) Retail
8 18 (3.84%) Law
9 16 (3.41%) Retail Banking
10 14 (2.99%) Automotive
11 7 (1.49%) Marketing
12 6 (1.28%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.85%) Billing
13 4 (0.85%) Advertising
14 3 (0.64%) Publishing
14 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.64%) Back Office
14 3 (0.64%) Electronics
15 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 161 (34.33%) Analyst
2 129 (27.51%) Business Analyst
3 66 (14.07%) Consultant
4 62 (13.22%) Project Manager
5 46 (9.81%) Process Analyst
6 32 (6.82%) Business Process Analyst
7 27 (5.76%) SAP Consultant
8 25 (5.33%) Service Manager
9 17 (3.62%) Architect
10 16 (3.41%) Business Manager
11 14 (2.99%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 14 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (2.77%) Transition Manager
12 13 (2.77%) Service Transition Manager
13 12 (2.56%) Functional Consultant
14 11 (2.35%) Change Manager
14 11 (2.35%) Process Consultant
15 10 (2.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 9 (1.92%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.56%) JSP
2 6 (1.28%) .NET
3 4 (0.85%) Web Services
3 4 (0.85%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) XML
5 2 (0.43%) EDI
5 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.21%) HTML5
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) BAPI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.84%) FMCG
3 13 (2.77%) PMI
4 9 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.71%) DTV
5 8 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.49%) NHS
7 6 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.64%) Mechatronics
9 3 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.64%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.21%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.21%) Equities
11 1 (0.21%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.28%) Windows
2 3 (0.64%) Linux
2 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
2 3 (0.64%) UNIX
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (48.61%) Lean Six Sigma
2 121 (25.80%) Project Management
3 99 (21.11%) ITIL
4 88 (18.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 76 (16.20%) PRINCE2
6 64 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (13.43%) Change Management
8 54 (11.51%) Business Analysis
9 43 (9.17%) Coaching
10 41 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (8.32%) Business Transformation
12 38 (8.10%) Target Operating Model
13 35 (7.46%) BPMN
14 34 (7.25%) Process Improvement
15 31 (6.61%) Service Management
16 30 (6.40%) UML
17 29 (6.18%) ERP
18 27 (5.76%) Risk Management
19 25 (5.33%) Migration
19 25 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.90%) SQL
2 11 (2.35%) C
3 4 (0.85%) VBA
4 3 (0.64%) SQR
4 3 (0.64%) MATLAB
4 3 (0.64%) R
4 3 (0.64%) C#
4 3 (0.64%) Java
4 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.64%) VBScript
5 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (17.27%) Degree
2 50 (10.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 43 (9.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 34 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 33 (7.04%) PMI Certification
6 29 (6.18%) SC Cleared
7 25 (5.33%) PMP
8 23 (4.90%) SAP Certification
9 21 (4.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 16 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (2.56%) ISEB
12 10 (2.13%) MBA
13 9 (1.92%) MCTS
13 9 (1.92%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 9 (1.92%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.92%) Postgraduate
14 7 (1.49%) APMP
15 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (1.07%) CCNA
16 5 (1.07%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.84%) SLA
2 14 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 12 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.13%) COBIT
4 10 (2.13%) QA
5 4 (0.85%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.64%) GxP
6 3 (0.64%) P3O
7 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.43%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (11.73%) SAP
2 42 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.20%) Oracle
4 6 (1.28%) Cisco
5 5 (1.07%) IBM
5 5 (1.07%) HP
6 4 (0.85%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (0.85%) OpenText
6 4 (0.85%) Teradata
7 3 (0.64%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.64%) Lotus
7 3 (0.64%) Apple
7 3 (0.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.43%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.43%) NCR
9 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.21%) Casewise
9 1 (0.21%) Pega
9 1 (0.21%) Minitab
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