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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 298 275 336
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +61
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 117 160 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.82% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 118 59
Average daily rate
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£464 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £396 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +28.68%
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
18984 19436 19917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13364 13584 13450
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 £295
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 237 242 370
Average hourly rate £21.62 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +6 20 £463 +2.77% 9
Uxbridge - 2 £373 -
Paddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 100 (47.17%) Lean Six Sigma
2 79 (37.26%) Finance
3 71 (33.49%) Project Management
4 61 (28.77%) ITIL
5 55 (25.94%) PRINCE2
6 52 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (22.17%) Banking
8 44 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (15.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 32 (15.09%) Change Management
12 31 (14.62%) Manufacturing
12 31 (14.62%) Process Improvement
13 27 (12.74%) SAP
14 26 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (11.32%) Degree
15 24 (11.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 23 (10.85%) COBIT
17 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
17 22 (10.38%) Service Management
18 21 (9.91%) PMI Certification
19 20 (9.43%) SAP Certification
20 18 (8.49%) C
20 18 (8.49%) Business Analysis
21 17 (8.02%) Investment Banking
21 17 (8.02%) MS Visio
21 17 (8.02%) Procure-to-pay
22 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
23 15 (7.08%) Microsoft

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.02%) MS Visio
2 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.13%) MS Office
4 10 (4.72%) MS Project
5 9 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (3.77%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.42%) Windchill
8 2 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (5.19%) SAP SRM
2 6 (2.83%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.42%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.94%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.47%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) WAN
1 2 (0.94%) SMTP
1 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.94%) DNS
1 2 (0.94%) Intranet
1 2 (0.94%) IMAP
1 2 (0.94%) Multicast
1 2 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.42%) QlikView
3 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.47%) MS Access
3 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.94%) Subversion
2 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) RequisitePro
General
1 79 (37.26%) Finance
2 47 (22.17%) Banking
3 31 (14.62%) Manufacturing
4 26 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (8.02%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.60%) Retail
7 7 (3.30%) Legal
8 6 (2.83%) Law
9 5 (2.36%) Front Office
9 5 (2.36%) Back Office
9 5 (2.36%) Marketing
10 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.89%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.42%) Publishing
11 3 (1.42%) Billing
12 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.47%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.47%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (25.47%) Analyst
2 45 (21.23%) Consultant
3 35 (16.51%) Business Analyst
4 31 (14.62%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.91%) SAP Consultant
6 19 (8.96%) Process Analyst
7 16 (7.55%) Designer
8 11 (5.19%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 11 (5.19%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 11 (5.19%) Business Process Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Process Consultant
9 8 (3.77%) Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Process Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Functional Consultant
10 7 (3.30%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (3.30%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 6 (2.83%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.83%) Process Improvement Manager
12 5 (2.36%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.25%) .NET
2 8 (3.77%) HTML
2 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.94%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) J2EE
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) EDI
5 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.60%) PMI
3 12 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.25%) FMCG
6 8 (3.77%) Statistics
7 6 (2.83%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.36%) Equities
9 3 (1.42%) Derivative
9 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.94%) User Experience
10 2 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.47%) Informatics
11 1 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.66%) UNIX
2 9 (4.25%) Windows
3 5 (2.36%) Linux
4 2 (0.94%) SUSE
4 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (47.17%) Lean Six Sigma
2 71 (33.49%) Project Management
3 61 (28.77%) ITIL
4 55 (25.94%) PRINCE2
5 52 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (15.09%) Change Management
9 31 (14.62%) Process Improvement
10 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
10 22 (10.38%) Service Management
11 18 (8.49%) Business Analysis
12 17 (8.02%) Procure-to-pay
13 15 (7.08%) Process Management
14 14 (6.60%) BPR
15 12 (5.66%) Programme Management
15 12 (5.66%) Information Assurance
15 12 (5.66%) Data Protection
16 11 (5.19%) Quality Management
16 11 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.49%) C
2 9 (4.25%) SQL
3 8 (3.77%) C#
3 8 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.89%) Perl
6 2 (0.94%) VBScript
6 2 (0.94%) C++
6 2 (0.94%) Java
6 2 (0.94%) VBA
6 2 (0.94%) Python
6 2 (0.94%) Ruby
6 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (15.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 24 (11.32%) Degree
2 24 (11.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 21 (9.91%) PMI Certification
4 20 (9.43%) SAP Certification
5 9 (4.25%) PMP
6 5 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.36%) ISEB
6 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.36%) APMP
6 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.42%) MBA
8 3 (1.42%) HNC
8 3 (1.42%) HND
8 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.94%) MCSE
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.94%) MAPM
9 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.85%) COBIT
2 9 (4.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.77%) QA
4 3 (1.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.94%) GxP
5 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.94%) EMIR
5 2 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.47%) P3O
6 1 (0.47%) GAMP
6 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.47%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) NFS
1 2 (0.94%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.47%) XenApp
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (12.74%) SAP
2 15 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.72%) Oracle
4 7 (3.30%) Cognos
4 7 (3.30%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.83%) Open Text
6 5 (2.36%) BMC
6 5 (2.36%) Remedy
7 3 (1.42%) PTC
8 2 (0.94%) IBM
8 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.94%) Lotus
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.94%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) CA
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.47%) HP
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £520.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £53 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: to £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: to £650 per day
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