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 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 196 183 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 49 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.97% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 17
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£375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +242.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.40 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +78.98%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -2 13 £361 -9.75% 6
Berkshire +3 12 £363 -9.37% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £389 +38.83% 2
Surrey +1 6 £305 -23.75%
West Sussex -2 3 £364 -27.20% 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 30 (36.59%) Lean Six Sigma
3 21 (25.61%) Finance
4 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
4 18 (21.95%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 16 (19.51%) Service Management
6 14 (17.07%) Change Management
7 13 (15.85%) Oracle
8 12 (14.63%) ITIL V3
9 10 (12.20%) Internet
10 9 (10.98%) DTV
10 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 9 (10.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
11 8 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (9.76%) Broadband
12 7 (8.54%) ISO 9001
12 7 (8.54%) JSP
12 7 (8.54%) JSP 440
12 7 (8.54%) Degree
12 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (7.32%) Marketing
13 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
13 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
13 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
13 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.32%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Misys Midas
1 2 (2.44%) Demantra
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.22%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Internet
2 8 (9.76%) Broadband
3 1 (1.22%) WPA
3 1 (1.22%) MVNO
3 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) DB2
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) DataStage
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) ERwin
1 2 (2.44%) Toad
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Automotive
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.20%) Process Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Service Manager
4 9 (10.98%) Business Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Transition Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Change Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Business Process Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Business Change Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Process Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Assistant Project Manager
10 3 (3.66%) Service Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) JSP
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) DTV
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) FMCG
3 4 (4.88%) iSeries
4 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.44%) AS400
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) CESG
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) UNIX
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) ITIL
2 30 (36.59%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (21.95%) Project Management
4 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 16 (19.51%) Service Management
5 14 (17.07%) Change Management
6 12 (14.63%) ITIL V3
7 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Workflow
8 6 (7.32%) BPR
8 6 (7.32%) UML
9 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.10%) Change Control
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.10%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.88%) Business Transformation
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) RPG IV
2 4 (4.88%) RPG
3 3 (3.66%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) RPG/400
4 2 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 9 (10.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
4 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) HND
6 4 (4.88%) ISEB
7 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.44%) PMP
8 2 (2.44%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) CBAP
9 1 (1.22%) CIPD
9 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) ISO 9001
1 7 (8.54%) JSP 440
1 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) GMP
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
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