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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 208 212 184
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 53 30 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.32% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.45% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 33
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£450 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £640 £770
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.34%
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
7474 6710 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.93% 71.94% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3749 3133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 258 261
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.51 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +3 17 £361 +3.14% 3
Berkshire +9 14 £550 +10.00% 2
Surrey +2 6 - - 2
East Sussex -2 5 £435 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £583 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £405 -2.40% 1
Middlesex +5 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 41 (42.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 34 (35.42%) ITIL
3 31 (32.29%) Project Management
3 31 (32.29%) Finance
4 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
4 23 (23.96%) PRINCE2
5 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 17 (17.71%) Degree
7 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
9 13 (13.54%) JSP 440
9 13 (13.54%) JSP
10 10 (10.42%) ISO 9001
11 9 (9.38%) Service Management
11 9 (9.38%) Validation
11 9 (9.38%) Migration
11 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (9.38%) Process Improvement
11 9 (9.38%) Coaching
12 8 (8.33%) BPMN
12 8 (8.33%) Change Management
12 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
13 7 (7.29%) Broadband
13 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 6 (6.25%) Data Protection
14 6 (6.25%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.17%) Documentum
1 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) MS Project
4 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Broadband
2 6 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) MVNO
4 2 (2.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.04%) Network Security
5 1 (1.04%) WAAS
5 1 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.04%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) EDMS
2 2 (2.08%) QlikView
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.08%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.50%) Consultant
5 8 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Change Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Business Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Transition Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Process Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Process Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Business Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Engineering Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) JSP
2 4 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) DTV
3 5 (5.21%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.08%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.04%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
1 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 34 (35.42%) ITIL
3 31 (32.29%) Project Management
4 23 (23.96%) PRINCE2
5 15 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
7 9 (9.38%) Process Improvement
7 9 (9.38%) Service Management
7 9 (9.38%) Validation
7 9 (9.38%) Migration
7 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.38%) Coaching
8 8 (8.33%) Change Management
8 8 (8.33%) BPMN
9 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.25%) Document Management
10 6 (6.25%) BPR
10 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.21%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.71%) Degree
3 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 6 (6.25%) PMP
5 6 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (3.13%) ISEB
8 2 (2.08%) HNC
8 2 (2.08%) HND
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.08%) GNVQ
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCIE
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) JSP 440
2 10 (10.42%) ISO 9001
3 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.21%) QA
5 4 (4.17%) ISO 14001
6 3 (3.13%) COBIT
7 2 (2.08%) ISO 9000
7 2 (2.08%) BS15000
8 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) HP
2 4 (4.17%) OpenText
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) Informatica
4 2 (2.08%) NCR
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