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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 333 281 278
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 76 144 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.76% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 96 67
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £606 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 14 £448 +5.29% 7
Paddington - 2 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 96 (49.74%) Lean Six Sigma
2 75 (38.86%) Finance
3 63 (32.64%) Project Management
4 55 (28.50%) ITIL
4 55 (28.50%) PRINCE2
5 48 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (20.73%) Change Management
9 39 (20.21%) Banking
10 33 (17.10%) Process Improvement
11 30 (15.54%) SAP
12 28 (14.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (13.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 26 (13.47%) Manufacturing
15 25 (12.95%) Service Management
16 24 (12.44%) Degree
17 23 (11.92%) SAP Certification
18 22 (11.40%) PMI Certification
18 22 (11.40%) MS Visio
19 20 (10.36%) Pharmaceutical
20 19 (9.84%) Process Management
20 19 (9.84%) MS Office
21 17 (8.81%) Business Analysis
22 16 (8.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
22 16 (8.29%) Service Delivery
22 16 (8.29%) MS Project
22 16 (8.29%) BPR
22 16 (8.29%) Microsoft
23 15 (7.77%) PMP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.84%) MS Office
3 16 (8.29%) MS Project
4 15 (7.77%) MS Excel
5 10 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.55%) Windchill
7 2 (1.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (5.18%) SAP SRM
2 8 (4.15%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (3.11%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.52%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.52%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) Multicast
1 2 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (1.04%) WAN
1 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.70%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.55%) QlikView
3 2 (1.04%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.04%) MS Access
3 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 75 (38.86%) Finance
2 39 (20.21%) Banking
3 26 (13.47%) Manufacturing
4 20 (10.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 13 (6.74%) Legal
7 10 (5.18%) Law
8 8 (4.15%) Front Office
9 6 (3.11%) Retail
10 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.55%) Publishing
12 2 (1.04%) Private Banking
12 2 (1.04%) Back Office
13 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Consultant
2 45 (23.32%) Analyst
3 34 (17.62%) Business Analyst
4 26 (13.47%) Project Manager
5 25 (12.95%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (9.33%) Process Analyst
7 17 (8.81%) Process Consultant
8 12 (6.22%) Designer
9 11 (5.70%) Process Improvement Consultant
9 11 (5.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 11 (5.70%) Business Process Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) Functional Consultant
10 10 (5.18%) Service Manager
11 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (3.63%) Developer
12 7 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.63%) SAP P2P Consultant
12 7 (3.63%) TM1 Developer
13 6 (3.11%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (0.52%) EDI
2 1 (0.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.52%) J2EE
2 1 (0.52%) COM
2 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.66%) FMCG
2 9 (4.66%) Statistics
3 8 (4.15%) PMI
4 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.11%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.04%) Derivative
7 2 (1.04%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Economics
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.55%) UNIX
2 2 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.04%) Linux
2 2 (1.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (49.74%) Lean Six Sigma
2 63 (32.64%) Project Management
3 55 (28.50%) ITIL
3 55 (28.50%) PRINCE2
4 48 (24.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (20.73%) Change Management
7 33 (17.10%) Process Improvement
8 28 (14.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (12.95%) Service Management
10 19 (9.84%) Process Management
11 17 (8.81%) Business Analysis
12 16 (8.29%) Service Delivery
12 16 (8.29%) BPR
13 14 (7.25%) Procure-to-pay
14 13 (6.74%) ERP
14 13 (6.74%) Programme Management
14 13 (6.74%) Business Transformation
15 12 (6.22%) Quality Management
16 11 (5.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) C
2 3 (1.55%) VBA
3 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.04%) Ruby
3 2 (1.04%) C++
3 2 (1.04%) Perl
3 2 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (0.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (13.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 24 (12.44%) Degree
3 23 (11.92%) SAP Certification
4 22 (11.40%) PMI Certification
5 16 (8.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 15 (7.77%) PMP
6 15 (7.77%) APMP
7 8 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.55%) HNC
9 3 (1.55%) HND
10 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.04%) MAPM
10 2 (1.04%) BICSI Certification
10 2 (1.04%) BICSI RCDD
10 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) MBA
11 1 (0.52%) CISM
11 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) COBIT
2 5 (2.59%) QA
3 4 (2.07%) P3O
3 4 (2.07%) SLA
4 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.04%) GxP
5 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.52%) Basel II
6 1 (0.52%) GAMP
6 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (15.54%) SAP
2 16 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.18%) Cognos
4 7 (3.63%) Open Text
5 5 (2.59%) Remedy
5 5 (2.59%) BMC
6 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (1.55%) PTC
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle
8 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.52%) Primavera
9 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.52%) Mantas
9 1 (0.52%) Actimize
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