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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 303 262 317
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +55
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 116 159 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.82% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 113 69
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£475 £475 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £695 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
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
18765 19408 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.17% 76.61% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13081 13605 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 235 359
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 1 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 1 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 15 £475 +5.55% 8
Brentford - 7 £500 -
Uxbridge -4 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 1 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 89 (43.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 73 (35.78%) Finance
3 72 (35.29%) Project Management
4 58 (28.43%) ITIL
5 53 (25.98%) PRINCE2
6 44 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (21.08%) Banking
8 34 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 32 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (14.71%) Process Improvement
11 29 (14.22%) Change Management
12 27 (13.24%) Manufacturing
12 27 (13.24%) Degree
13 24 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (11.76%) PMI Certification
14 23 (11.27%) SAP
14 23 (11.27%) COBIT
15 22 (10.78%) Service Delivery
16 21 (10.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 18 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (8.82%) Investment Banking
17 18 (8.82%) SAP Certification
18 17 (8.33%) C
18 17 (8.33%) Service Management
18 17 (8.33%) Business Analysis
18 17 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
19 16 (7.84%) MS Excel
19 16 (7.84%) SharePoint
19 16 (7.84%) MS Visio
20 14 (6.86%) PMI

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.90%) IIS
3 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 16 (7.84%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.88%) MS Project
3 11 (5.39%) MS Office
4 10 (4.90%) InfoPath
5 9 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.47%) Windchill
7 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (5.39%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.45%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.47%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.98%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.49%) Summit
5 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
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%) Intranet
1 2 (0.98%) IMAP
1 2 (0.98%) Multicast
1 2 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.39%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.47%) QlikView
3 1 (0.49%) MS Access
3 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.98%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.98%) Subversion
2 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (35.78%) Finance
2 43 (21.08%) Banking
3 27 (13.24%) Manufacturing
4 24 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (8.82%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.86%) Retail
7 5 (2.45%) Marketing
7 5 (2.45%) Legal
8 4 (1.96%) Back Office
8 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.96%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.47%) Front Office
9 3 (1.47%) Law
9 3 (1.47%) Billing
9 3 (1.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.49%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (25.49%) Analyst
2 44 (21.57%) Consultant
3 36 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 31 (15.20%) Project Manager
5 19 (9.31%) SAP Consultant
6 16 (7.84%) Designer
7 13 (6.37%) Process Analyst
8 11 (5.39%) Process Consultant
8 11 (5.39%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 11 (5.39%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) Business Process Analyst
10 8 (3.92%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.43%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (3.43%) Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.43%) Process Manager
12 6 (2.94%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 6 (2.94%) Business Manager
12 6 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET
1 10 (4.90%) HTML
1 10 (4.90%) .NET
2 8 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.98%) Middleware
4 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.49%) J2EE
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) PMI
2 12 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.41%) FMCG
5 8 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.43%) Statistics
7 6 (2.94%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.45%) Equities
9 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.47%) Derivative
9 3 (1.47%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.98%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.98%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) NHS
11 1 (0.49%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.49%) Economics
11 1 (0.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.86%) UNIX
2 11 (5.39%) Windows
3 6 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (0.98%) SUSE
4 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 72 (35.29%) Project Management
3 58 (28.43%) ITIL
4 53 (25.98%) PRINCE2
5 44 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (14.71%) Process Improvement
8 29 (14.22%) Change Management
9 22 (10.78%) Service Delivery
10 18 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 17 (8.33%) Service Management
11 17 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
12 14 (6.86%) BPR
12 14 (6.86%) Process Management
13 12 (5.88%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.88%) Information Assurance
14 11 (5.39%) Quality Management
15 10 (4.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.33%) C
2 12 (5.88%) SQL
3 10 (4.90%) C#
3 10 (4.90%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.96%) Perl
6 2 (0.98%) VBScript
6 2 (0.98%) C++
6 2 (0.98%) Java
6 2 (0.98%) VBA
6 2 (0.98%) Python
6 2 (0.98%) Ruby
6 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 27 (13.24%) Degree
3 24 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 21 (10.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 18 (8.82%) SAP Certification
6 13 (6.37%) PMP
7 8 (3.92%) ISEB
8 6 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.94%) APMP
9 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.47%) HNC
11 3 (1.47%) HND
12 2 (0.98%) MCSE
12 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.98%) MBA
12 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.27%) COBIT
2 11 (5.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.92%) QA
4 4 (1.96%) EMIR
4 4 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.49%) P3O
7 1 (0.49%) GxP
7 1 (0.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.49%) Basel II
7 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) NFS
1 2 (0.98%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.49%) XenApp
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (11.27%) SAP
2 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.88%) Oracle
4 6 (2.94%) Open Text
4 6 (2.94%) Cognos
5 3 (1.47%) PTC
5 3 (1.47%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.98%) BT
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco
6 2 (0.98%) IBM
6 2 (0.98%) Lotus
6 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee
7 1 (0.49%) Murex
7 1 (0.49%) Calypso
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) CA
7 1 (0.49%) Informatica
City, London
The Curve Group
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: to £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £440.00 - £480.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 20 days ago