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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 292 265 259
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 106 132 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 83
Average daily rate
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£500 £480 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £613 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £11.45 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+188.20% -65.30%
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +1 18 £475 - 9
Wimbledon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 111 (51.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 76 (35.35%) Finance
3 65 (30.23%) ITIL
4 63 (29.30%) Project Management
5 57 (26.51%) PRINCE2
6 46 (21.40%) Banking
6 46 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (20.47%) Change Management
7 44 (20.47%) SAP
8 43 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (17.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (16.74%) MS Visio
12 32 (14.88%) Degree
12 32 (14.88%) Manufacturing
12 32 (14.88%) SAP Certification
13 31 (14.42%) MS Office
14 28 (13.02%) Service Management
15 25 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (11.63%) PMI Certification
15 25 (11.63%) Process Improvement
16 23 (10.70%) Business Transformation
16 23 (10.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 23 (10.70%) ERP
16 23 (10.70%) MS Project
17 22 (10.23%) Legal
17 22 (10.23%) Process Management
18 21 (9.77%) PMP
18 21 (9.77%) APMP
19 20 (9.30%) Law

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (16.74%) MS Visio
2 31 (14.42%) MS Office
3 23 (10.70%) MS Project
4 16 (7.44%) MS Excel
5 11 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.40%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (5.58%) SAP FI-AP
2 9 (4.19%) SAP SRM
3 7 (3.26%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.47%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.47%) HFM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.47%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) VPN
2 1 (0.47%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.05%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.93%) QlikView
3 2 (0.93%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.47%) MS Access
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.47%) MSI
2 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 76 (35.35%) Finance
2 46 (21.40%) Banking
3 32 (14.88%) Manufacturing
4 25 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 22 (10.23%) Legal
6 20 (9.30%) Law
7 10 (4.65%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.79%) Front Office
9 4 (1.86%) Retail
10 3 (1.40%) Marketing
11 2 (0.93%) Back Office
11 2 (0.93%) Publishing
12 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (25.58%) Consultant
2 53 (24.65%) Analyst
3 35 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 34 (15.81%) SAP Consultant
5 30 (13.95%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.91%) Functional Consultant
7 16 (7.44%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 15 (6.98%) Process Analyst
9 13 (6.05%) Process Consultant
10 12 (5.58%) Designer
11 10 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (4.65%) Service Manager
11 10 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (4.19%) Developer
12 9 (4.19%) Architect
13 8 (3.72%) Business Process Analyst
14 7 (3.26%) Management Consultant
14 7 (3.26%) Programme Manager
14 7 (3.26%) TM1 Developer
15 6 (2.79%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.86%) .NET
2 3 (1.40%) HTML
2 3 (1.40%) XML
3 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.93%) EDI
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.47%) BAPI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.37%) FMCG
3 7 (3.26%) Statistics
4 6 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.79%) PMI
5 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.93%) Derivative
7 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Equities
8 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.86%) UNIX
2 3 (1.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.63%) Lean Six Sigma
2 65 (30.23%) ITIL
3 63 (29.30%) Project Management
4 57 (26.51%) PRINCE2
5 44 (20.47%) Change Management
6 43 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (17.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (13.02%) Service Management
10 25 (11.63%) Process Improvement
11 23 (10.70%) Business Transformation
11 23 (10.70%) ERP
12 22 (10.23%) Process Management
13 20 (9.30%) Business Analysis
14 16 (7.44%) Programme Management
14 16 (7.44%) Service Delivery
15 14 (6.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (6.05%) Change Control
17 12 (5.58%) Quality Management
17 12 (5.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.65%) C
2 3 (1.40%) SQR
2 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.40%) C#
2 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
2 3 (1.40%) SQL
2 3 (1.40%) VBScript
3 2 (0.93%) VBA
4 1 (0.47%) PHP
4 1 (0.47%) VB
4 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (14.88%) Degree
1 32 (14.88%) SAP Certification
2 25 (11.63%) PMI Certification
3 23 (10.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 21 (9.77%) PMP
4 21 (9.77%) APMP
5 14 (6.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 9 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.86%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 3 (1.40%) IIBA
10 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.93%) CBAP
10 2 (0.93%) BICSI Certification
10 2 (0.93%) BICSI RCDD
10 2 (0.93%) MAPM
10 2 (0.93%) MBA
10 2 (0.93%) CISSP
11 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.51%) COBIT
2 5 (2.33%) P3O
3 4 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.86%) SLA
4 3 (1.40%) QA
4 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.93%) GxP
6 1 (0.47%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) SAP
2 18 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.72%) Cognos
4 6 (2.79%) Oracle
5 5 (2.33%) BMC
5 5 (2.33%) Open Text
5 5 (2.33%) Remedy
6 4 (1.86%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.40%) HP
7 3 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.47%) Primavera
9 1 (0.47%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.47%) Mantas
9 1 (0.47%) Actimize
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