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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 318 287 314
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 110 156 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.62% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.79% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 122 58
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £673 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +185.71%
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
19078 19694 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.35% 77.70% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13764 13804 12807
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 228 338
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 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 20 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 +11 19 £463 +9.79% 8
Uxbridge -6 1 £425 -27.65%
Paddington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 101 (52.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 70 (36.27%) Finance
3 60 (31.09%) Project Management
4 51 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (25.91%) PRINCE2
6 48 (24.87%) ITIL
7 44 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (20.21%) Banking
10 33 (17.10%) Manufacturing
11 32 (16.58%) Change Management
12 30 (15.54%) SAP
13 28 (14.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (14.51%) Process Improvement
14 26 (13.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (12.44%) Degree
16 23 (11.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 23 (11.92%) SAP Certification
16 23 (11.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 19 (9.84%) Business Analysis
18 18 (9.33%) COBIT
18 18 (9.33%) Service Management
18 18 (9.33%) C
18 18 (9.33%) Procure-to-pay
19 17 (8.81%) PMI Certification
20 16 (8.29%) Service Delivery
20 16 (8.29%) Investment Banking
21 15 (7.77%) BPR
22 14 (7.25%) MS Excel
22 14 (7.25%) MS Visio

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.59%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.25%) MS Excel
1 14 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.66%) MS Office
4 7 (3.63%) MS Project
5 5 (2.59%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.55%) Windchill
7 2 (1.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) 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%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.52%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) WAN
1 2 (1.04%) SMTP
1 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.04%) DNS
1 2 (1.04%) IMAP
1 2 (1.04%) Multicast
1 2 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.70%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.55%) QlikView
3 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.52%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.52%) MS Access
3 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.04%) Subversion
2 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (36.27%) Finance
2 39 (20.21%) Banking
3 33 (17.10%) Manufacturing
4 28 (14.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (8.29%) Investment Banking
6 13 (6.74%) Retail
7 7 (3.63%) Legal
8 6 (3.11%) Law
9 5 (2.59%) Marketing
10 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.07%) Front Office
10 4 (2.07%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.55%) Back Office
11 3 (1.55%) Billing
11 3 (1.55%) Publishing
12 1 (0.52%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.52%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (27.46%) Analyst
2 45 (23.32%) Consultant
3 37 (19.17%) Business Analyst
4 24 (12.44%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (10.36%) Process Analyst
6 17 (8.81%) Designer
7 16 (8.29%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.22%) Business Process Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 10 (5.18%) Functional Consultant
10 10 (5.18%) Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Process Consultant
10 10 (5.18%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 9 (4.66%) Process Improvement Consultant
12 7 (3.63%) Process Manager
12 7 (3.63%) TM1 Developer
12 7 (3.63%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (3.11%) Architect
13 6 (3.11%) Programme Manager
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.11%) .NET
2 5 (2.59%) HTML
2 5 (2.59%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.55%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.04%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) J2EE
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) EDI
5 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.70%) PMI
2 11 (5.70%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.66%) Statistics
4 8 (4.15%) FMCG
5 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.07%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.55%) Equities
7 3 (1.55%) Derivative
7 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.55%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.66%) UNIX
2 5 (2.59%) Windows
3 4 (2.07%) Linux
4 2 (1.04%) SUSE
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 60 (31.09%) Project Management
3 51 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (25.91%) PRINCE2
5 48 (24.87%) ITIL
6 41 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (16.58%) Change Management
8 28 (14.51%) Process Improvement
9 26 (13.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (9.84%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.33%) Service Management
11 18 (9.33%) Procure-to-pay
12 16 (8.29%) Service Delivery
13 15 (7.77%) BPR
14 13 (6.74%) Quality Management
14 13 (6.74%) Process Management
14 13 (6.74%) Data Protection
15 11 (5.70%) Information Assurance
15 11 (5.70%) PRINCE
15 11 (5.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.33%) C
2 5 (2.59%) C#
2 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.59%) SQL
3 4 (2.07%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.07%) Perl
4 3 (1.55%) VBA
5 2 (1.04%) Python
5 2 (1.04%) Ruby
5 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.04%) VBScript
5 2 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (0.52%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) VB
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Degree
2 23 (11.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 23 (11.92%) SAP Certification
2 23 (11.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 17 (8.81%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.63%) PMP
5 5 (2.59%) APMP
6 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) MAPM
6 3 (1.55%) MBA
6 3 (1.55%) HNC
6 3 (1.55%) HND
6 3 (1.55%) ISEB
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.04%) MCSE
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.04%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.33%) COBIT
2 6 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.59%) QA
4 4 (2.07%) SLA
5 3 (1.55%) P3O
6 2 (1.04%) EMIR
6 2 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.04%) GxP
7 1 (0.52%) GAMP
7 1 (0.52%) Basel II
7 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) NFS
1 2 (1.04%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (15.54%) SAP
2 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.66%) Cognos
4 7 (3.63%) Oracle
4 7 (3.63%) Open Text
5 5 (2.59%) Remedy
5 5 (2.59%) BMC
6 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.55%) PTC
7 3 (1.55%) HP
8 2 (1.04%) Lotus
8 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) Pega
9 1 (0.52%) Opsware
9 1 (0.52%) CA
9 1 (0.52%) Informatica
9 1 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
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