The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma 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 Six Sigma over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 291 325 304
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -21
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 122 96 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 65 82
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £322 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £30.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+59.03% +13.63%
Six Sigma
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
18819 18814 19383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.88% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13394 13119 13444
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
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 £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 228 262
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.50 £51.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in London

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in London

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the London region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in London

Six Sigma
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 Six Sigma within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
City of London +7 22 £475 - 8
Brentford 0 7 £563 +112.26%
Uxbridge +1 3 £469 +61.63%
Paddington - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 99 (49.75%) Lean Six Sigma
2 56 (28.14%) Finance
3 40 (20.10%) Project Management
4 39 (19.60%) Degree
5 38 (19.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 37 (18.59%) Banking
6 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (18.09%) SAP
8 35 (17.59%) Change Management
9 30 (15.08%) PRINCE2
9 30 (15.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (14.57%) Manufacturing
11 28 (14.07%) ERP
12 25 (12.56%) ITIL
13 24 (12.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 23 (11.56%) MS Visio
14 23 (11.56%) MS Excel
15 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (11.06%) Business Analysis
15 22 (11.06%) Analytics
16 21 (10.55%) Data Modelling
16 21 (10.55%) UML
17 19 (9.55%) SAP Certification
18 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
18 18 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (8.54%) Retail
19 17 (8.54%) SLA
20 15 (7.54%) PMI Certification
20 15 (7.54%) CRM
20 15 (7.54%) MS Project

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.01%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (11.56%) MS Excel
1 23 (11.56%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.54%) MS Project
3 9 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.02%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (3.52%) MS Office
6 1 (0.50%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (5.03%) SAP FI-AP
2 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.02%) SAP SRM
3 4 (2.01%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.01%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.01%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.50%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.50%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) SAP BW
2 8 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (28.14%) Finance
2 38 (19.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 37 (18.59%) Banking
4 29 (14.57%) Manufacturing
5 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
6 17 (8.54%) Retail
7 13 (6.53%) Retail Banking
8 11 (5.53%) Legal
9 9 (4.52%) Law
10 8 (4.02%) Investment Banking
11 7 (3.52%) Automotive
12 3 (1.51%) Back Office
12 3 (1.51%) Advertising
12 3 (1.51%) Publishing
12 3 (1.51%) Marketing
12 3 (1.51%) French Language
13 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (37.69%) Analyst
2 62 (31.16%) Business Analyst
3 51 (25.63%) Consultant
4 32 (16.08%) Process Analyst
5 30 (15.08%) Project Manager
6 26 (13.07%) SAP Consultant
7 23 (11.56%) Business Process Analyst
8 13 (6.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Senior Manager
9 9 (4.52%) Process Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.02%) Functional Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Risk Consultant
11 7 (3.52%) Compliance Consultant
11 7 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 7 (3.52%) Business Manager
12 6 (3.02%) Process Improvement Analyst
13 5 (2.51%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.51%) Web Services
2 2 (1.01%) Middleware
2 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.03%) FMCG
3 8 (4.02%) PMI
4 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.01%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.01%) Derivative
4 4 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.51%) NHS
6 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.50%) Online Games
7 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.51%) Linux
1 3 (1.51%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (49.75%) Lean Six Sigma
2 40 (20.10%) Project Management
3 35 (17.59%) Change Management
4 30 (15.08%) PRINCE2
4 30 (15.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (14.07%) ERP
6 25 (12.56%) ITIL
7 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.06%) Business Analysis
7 22 (11.06%) Analytics
8 21 (10.55%) UML
8 21 (10.55%) Data Modelling
9 18 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.54%) Business Development
10 15 (7.54%) CRM
10 15 (7.54%) Process Improvement
10 15 (7.54%) Change Control
11 14 (7.04%) Target Operating Model
12 13 (6.53%) Test Strategy
12 13 (6.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.52%) SQL
2 5 (2.51%) C
3 3 (1.51%) R
4 1 (0.50%) VBA
4 1 (0.50%) Java
4 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (19.60%) Degree
2 24 (12.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 19 (9.55%) SAP Certification
4 15 (7.54%) PMI Certification
5 13 (6.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 11 (5.53%) PMP
7 10 (5.03%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 9 (4.52%) MBA
8 9 (4.52%) Postgraduate
9 4 (2.01%) CISSP
9 4 (2.01%) APMP
10 3 (1.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 3 (1.51%) CCENT
10 3 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.51%) CISA
10 3 (1.51%) CISM
10 3 (1.51%) MCSE
10 3 (1.51%) CCNA
10 3 (1.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.54%) SLA
2 9 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (4.52%) COBIT
3 8 (4.02%) GxP
4 5 (2.51%) QA
5 3 (1.51%) P3O
6 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (18.09%) SAP
2 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.02%) IBM
4 4 (2.01%) Lotus
5 3 (1.51%) Apple
5 3 (1.51%) Cisco
5 3 (1.51%) Teradata
5 3 (1.51%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.01%) Pega
6 2 (1.01%) webMethods
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle
7 1 (0.50%) Casewise
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