The table below looks at the statistics for DMAIC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DMAIC over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control)
Rank 411 419 409
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing DMAIC 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.004% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.005% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
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£407 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.47% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £525 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.96 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+37.01% -
DMAIC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18668 18664 19051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.27% 79.03% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13353 13049 13235
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 227 267
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

DMAIC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DMAIC across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DMAIC Jobs Demand Trend in London

DMAIC
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DMAIC across the London region.

DMAIC Daily Rate Trend in London

DMAIC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DMAIC across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

DMAIC Daily Rate Histogram in London

DMAIC
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DMAIC within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
City of London - 1 £475 -
DMAIC
England

DMAIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DMAIC 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 DMAIC.

1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Economics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

DMAIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DMAIC 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 DMAIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco