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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 305 267 306
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 112 161 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.82% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 57
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£460 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £663 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +192.85%
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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
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 22 £444 +4.41% 7
Uxbridge -5 1 £425 -27.65%
Paddington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 105 (51.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 73 (35.61%) Finance
3 62 (30.24%) Project Management
4 54 (26.34%) ITIL
4 54 (26.34%) PRINCE2
5 50 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (19.02%) Banking
9 36 (17.56%) Manufacturing
10 35 (17.07%) Change Management
11 33 (16.10%) SAP
12 32 (15.61%) Process Improvement
13 30 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (13.66%) Degree
15 26 (12.68%) SAP Certification
15 26 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (11.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 22 (10.73%) Service Management
18 21 (10.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
19 20 (9.76%) PMI Certification
20 19 (9.27%) Procure-to-pay
21 18 (8.78%) MS Visio
21 18 (8.78%) C
21 18 (8.78%) COBIT
21 18 (8.78%) Business Analysis
22 17 (8.29%) Service Delivery
23 16 (7.80%) Investment Banking
23 16 (7.80%) BPR
23 16 (7.80%) Process Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (2.44%) IIS
1 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (8.78%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.83%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.85%) MS Office
4 11 (5.37%) MS Project
5 9 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.44%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.46%) Windchill
8 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (5.85%) SAP SRM
2 8 (3.90%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (3.41%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.49%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) WAN
1 2 (0.98%) SMTP
1 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.98%) DNS
1 2 (0.98%) IMAP
1 2 (0.98%) Multicast
1 2 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.85%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.46%) QlikView
3 2 (0.98%) Data Mart
3 2 (0.98%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.98%) Subversion
2 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (35.61%) Finance
2 39 (19.02%) Banking
3 36 (17.56%) Manufacturing
4 30 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (7.80%) Investment Banking
6 13 (6.34%) Retail
7 8 (3.90%) Law
7 8 (3.90%) Legal
8 6 (2.93%) Marketing
9 5 (2.44%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.95%) Front Office
10 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.46%) Back Office
11 3 (1.46%) Publishing
11 3 (1.46%) Billing
12 1 (0.49%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.49%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (26.34%) Analyst
2 52 (25.37%) Consultant
3 38 (18.54%) Business Analyst
4 27 (13.17%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.76%) Process Analyst
6 17 (8.29%) Designer
7 15 (7.32%) Process Consultant
8 13 (6.34%) Functional Consultant
8 13 (6.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 11 (5.37%) Business Process Analyst
9 11 (5.37%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 11 (5.37%) Process Improvement Consultant
10 9 (4.39%) Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (3.41%) Programme Manager
12 7 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (3.41%) Process Manager
12 7 (3.41%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) .NET
2 5 (2.44%) HTML
2 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) J2EE
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.37%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.88%) PMI
4 9 (4.39%) Statistics
4 9 (4.39%) FMCG
5 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.46%) Equities
6 3 (1.46%) Derivative
6 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.46%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.88%) UNIX
2 5 (2.44%) Windows
3 4 (1.95%) Linux
4 2 (0.98%) SUSE
4 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 62 (30.24%) Project Management
3 54 (26.34%) ITIL
3 54 (26.34%) PRINCE2
4 50 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (17.07%) Change Management
7 32 (15.61%) Process Improvement
8 26 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (10.73%) Service Management
10 19 (9.27%) Procure-to-pay
11 18 (8.78%) Business Analysis
12 17 (8.29%) Service Delivery
13 16 (7.80%) Process Management
13 16 (7.80%) BPR
14 14 (6.83%) Data Protection
15 13 (6.34%) Quality Management
15 13 (6.34%) ERP
16 11 (5.37%) Data Modelling
16 11 (5.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.78%) C
2 5 (2.44%) C#
2 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.44%) SQL
3 4 (1.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.95%) Perl
4 3 (1.46%) VBA
5 2 (0.98%) Python
5 2 (0.98%) Ruby
5 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.98%) VBScript
5 2 (0.98%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.66%) Degree
2 26 (12.68%) SAP Certification
3 24 (11.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 21 (10.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 20 (9.76%) PMI Certification
6 11 (5.37%) PMP
7 9 (4.39%) APMP
8 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.46%) HNC
9 3 (1.46%) HND
9 3 (1.46%) MBA
9 3 (1.46%) MAPM
10 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.98%) MCSE
10 2 (0.98%) ISEB
10 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.98%) BICSI Certification
10 2 (0.98%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.78%) COBIT
2 6 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.44%) QA
4 4 (1.95%) SLA
4 4 (1.95%) P3O
5 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.98%) GxP
6 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.49%) EMIR
7 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.49%) GAMP
7 1 (0.49%) Basel II
7 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) NFS
1 2 (0.98%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) SAP
2 12 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.88%) Cognos
4 9 (4.39%) Open Text
5 8 (3.90%) Oracle
6 5 (2.44%) BMC
6 5 (2.44%) Remedy
7 4 (1.95%) HP
7 4 (1.95%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.46%) PTC
9 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.98%) Lotus
9 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.98%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.98%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) CA
10 1 (0.49%) Informatica
10 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.49%) McAfee
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