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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 302 265 326
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +61
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 110 164 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.87% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 68
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £718 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
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
18643 18955 19471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.52% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 13265 13081
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 229 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.44 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +4 14 £475 +5.79% 4
Brentford +5 8 £485 -3.09%
Uxbridge -2 2 £373 -15.34% 2
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 88 (42.51%) Lean Six Sigma
2 71 (34.30%) Finance
3 70 (33.82%) Project Management
4 59 (28.50%) ITIL
5 54 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 46 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (20.29%) Banking
8 34 (16.43%) Change Management
8 34 (16.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 31 (14.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (14.01%) Degree
11 28 (13.53%) Process Improvement
12 25 (12.08%) PMI Certification
12 25 (12.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (11.59%) Service Delivery
13 24 (11.59%) Manufacturing
14 21 (10.14%) SAP
14 21 (10.14%) Business Analysis
15 20 (9.66%) COBIT
15 20 (9.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 19 (9.18%) Service Management
16 19 (9.18%) Investment Banking
17 17 (8.21%) SharePoint
17 17 (8.21%) MS Visio
17 17 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (7.73%) MS Excel
18 16 (7.73%) BPR
19 15 (7.25%) C
19 15 (7.25%) UNIX
19 15 (7.25%) SAP Certification

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 17 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.31%) IIS
3 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.97%) SAS
3 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.21%) MS Visio
2 16 (7.73%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.80%) MS Project
3 12 (5.80%) MS Office
4 11 (5.31%) InfoPath
5 9 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.45%) Windchill
7 2 (0.97%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (4.83%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.93%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.45%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.97%) MultiFonds
4 2 (0.97%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) Summit
5 1 (0.48%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) WAN
2 2 (0.97%) SMTP
2 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.97%) DNS
2 2 (0.97%) Intranet
2 2 (0.97%) IMAP
2 2 (0.97%) Multicast
2 2 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.45%) QlikView
3 2 (0.97%) STATISTICA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.97%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.97%) Subversion
2 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (34.30%) Finance
2 42 (20.29%) Banking
3 25 (12.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 24 (11.59%) Manufacturing
5 19 (9.18%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.76%) Retail
7 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.42%) Legal
8 5 (2.42%) Marketing
9 4 (1.93%) Back Office
9 4 (1.93%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.45%) Front Office
10 3 (1.45%) Law
10 3 (1.45%) Billing
10 3 (1.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.48%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.48%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (28.50%) Analyst
2 41 (19.81%) Consultant
2 41 (19.81%) Business Analyst
3 34 (16.43%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.21%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (7.25%) Process Analyst
6 13 (6.28%) Designer
7 11 (5.31%) Business Process Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) Process Consultant
8 10 (4.83%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 10 (4.83%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 9 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 7 (3.38%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (3.38%) Process Manager
12 6 (2.90%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (2.90%) Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET
1 11 (5.31%) HTML
1 11 (5.31%) .NET
2 9 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.48%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) COM
4 1 (0.48%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.76%) PMI
2 10 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.83%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (4.35%) FMCG
4 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Statistics
5 6 (2.90%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.42%) Equities
7 4 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.45%) Derivative
8 3 (1.45%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.97%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) NHS
10 1 (0.48%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.48%) Economics
10 1 (0.48%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.25%) UNIX
2 12 (5.80%) Windows
3 6 (2.90%) Linux
4 2 (0.97%) SUSE
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.51%) Lean Six Sigma
2 70 (33.82%) Project Management
3 59 (28.50%) ITIL
4 54 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 46 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (16.43%) Change Management
7 31 (14.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (13.53%) Process Improvement
9 24 (11.59%) Service Delivery
10 21 (10.14%) Business Analysis
11 19 (9.18%) Service Management
12 17 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (7.73%) BPR
14 15 (7.25%) Procure-to-pay
15 14 (6.76%) Process Management
16 13 (6.28%) Programme Management
17 11 (5.31%) Quality Management
18 10 (4.83%) Asset Management
18 10 (4.83%) Waterfall
18 10 (4.83%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.25%) C
2 13 (6.28%) SQL
3 11 (5.31%) C#
3 11 (5.31%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.93%) Perl
6 2 (0.97%) VBScript
6 2 (0.97%) C++
6 2 (0.97%) Java
6 2 (0.97%) VBA
6 2 (0.97%) Python
6 2 (0.97%) Ruby
6 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (16.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 29 (14.01%) Degree
3 25 (12.08%) PMI Certification
4 20 (9.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 15 (7.25%) SAP Certification
6 14 (6.76%) PMP
7 11 (5.31%) ISEB
8 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.90%) APMP
9 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.45%) HNC
11 3 (1.45%) HND
12 2 (0.97%) MCSE
12 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.97%) MBA
12 2 (0.97%) CBAP
12 2 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.66%) COBIT
2 12 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.86%) QA
4 5 (2.42%) EMIR
4 5 (2.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.45%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.48%) P3O
7 1 (0.48%) GxP
7 1 (0.48%) SLA
7 1 (0.48%) Basel II
7 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) NFS
1 2 (0.97%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.48%) XenApp
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (10.14%) SAP
2 14 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.28%) Oracle
4 6 (2.90%) Open Text
5 5 (2.42%) Cognos
6 3 (1.45%) PTC
6 3 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.97%) BT
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Lotus
7 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) McAfee
8 1 (0.48%) Murex
8 1 (0.48%) Calypso
8 1 (0.48%) HP
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) CA
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
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