The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.86% 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£484 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 168 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.55% 67.47% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 84 91
Average daily rate £415 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Middlesex region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Middlesex region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Certification
5 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Demantra
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (10.00%) FMCG
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Demantra
2 1 (10.00%) SAP QM
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP QM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards