The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 203 195 230
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 49 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.79% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £393 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.42% +78.98%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6780 6205 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.42% 71.36% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3467 3403
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 244 320
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire -7 16 £393 +8.72% 19
Berkshire +12 11 £375 -3.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £409 +39.14% 2
Surrey -7 3 £506 +26.56% 7
West Sussex 0 2 £344 -31.20% 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (45.74%) ITIL
2 34 (36.17%) Lean Six Sigma
3 27 (28.72%) Project Management
4 23 (24.47%) Finance
5 20 (21.28%) ITIL V3
6 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
7 18 (19.15%) Service Management
7 18 (19.15%) Change Management
8 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.96%) JSP
9 15 (15.96%) JSP 440
10 14 (14.89%) Internet
11 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
12 11 (11.70%) DTV
12 11 (11.70%) Oracle
13 10 (10.64%) Broadband
13 10 (10.64%) Workflow
13 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
13 10 (10.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 9 (9.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
14 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.57%) MS Visio
14 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
15 8 (8.51%) ISEB
15 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
15 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.26%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.26%) MS Project
2 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.26%) Misys Midas
2 2 (2.13%) Demantra
3 1 (1.06%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Internet
2 10 (10.64%) Broadband
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.06%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) DB2
2 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.13%) DataStage
5 1 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) ERwin
2 2 (2.13%) Toad
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.45%) Marketing
4 6 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.19%) Back Office
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
7 2 (2.13%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Electronics
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Process Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Service Manager
4 11 (11.70%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Transition Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Service Transition Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Business Process Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Business Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Process Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Assistant Project Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Service Transition Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Business Improvement Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) Six Sigma Specialist
11 2 (2.13%) Business Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) JSP
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) DTV
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.38%) iSeries
3 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.26%) FMCG
4 4 (4.26%) AS400
4 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) CESG
6 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) UNIX
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) ITIL
2 34 (36.17%) Lean Six Sigma
3 27 (28.72%) Project Management
4 20 (21.28%) ITIL V3
5 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
6 18 (19.15%) Service Management
6 18 (19.15%) Change Management
7 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.64%) Workflow
8 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
10 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.45%) UML
11 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.38%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.38%) DSDM
12 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.32%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) RPG IV
2 6 (6.38%) RPG
3 4 (4.26%) RPG/400
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.13%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 8 (8.51%) ISEB
5 7 (7.45%) Degree
6 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.26%) HND
8 3 (3.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.13%) SAP Certification
9 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.13%) ACCA
9 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.06%) PMP
10 1 (1.06%) IIBA
10 1 (1.06%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) JSP 440
2 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
2 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 2 (2.13%) Solvency II
4 2 (2.13%) GMP
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 6 (6.38%) IBM
3 4 (4.26%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Primavera
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.06%) Informatica
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