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 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 27 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.60% 2.56% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 3.32% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£506 £490 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -38.75%
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%
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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
191 211 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.40% 77.29% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 126 89
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +90.83%
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 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
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 20 October 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 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
3 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Demantra
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Demantra
2 1 (14.29%) SAP QM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP QM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards