The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 209 182 213
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 30 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.67% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.94% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 19
Average daily rate £415 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £770 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-5.34% -14.93%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6617 5926 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.86% 70.61% 65.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3097 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 251 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Six Sigma
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -19 11 £500 -17.69% 1
Hampshire +13 5 £350 -6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 5 £415 +62.74% 2
Middlesex -3 4 £233 -54.83%
Surrey -15 3 £400 -33.33% 1
Kent +7 1 £500 +25.00%
East Sussex -9 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (36.17%) Lean Six Sigma
2 33 (35.11%) Telecoms
3 25 (26.60%) ITIL
4 22 (23.40%) PRINCE2
4 22 (23.40%) Finance
5 18 (19.15%) Degree
6 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.89%) Migration
7 14 (14.89%) Manufacturing
8 13 (13.83%) Project Management
8 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
9 12 (12.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.77%) SAP
9 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
10 11 (11.70%) BPR
10 11 (11.70%) Service Management
10 11 (11.70%) Quality Management
10 11 (11.70%) Process Improvement
10 11 (11.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 10 (10.64%) QA
11 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.64%) PMP
11 10 (10.64%) PMI Certification
12 9 (9.57%) PRINCE
12 9 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (9.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (8.51%) Change Management
13 8 (8.51%) eTOM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.26%) MS Office
5 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP SRM
1 2 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.13%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.06%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.06%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.06%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
1 2 (2.13%) Broadband
2 1 (1.06%) SMTP
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) WPA
2 1 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.06%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.06%) MarkLogic
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 33 (35.11%) Telecoms
2 22 (23.40%) Finance
3 14 (14.89%) Manufacturing
4 9 (9.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.26%) Billing
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 3 (3.19%) Automotive
7 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 2 (2.13%) Electronics
7 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Change Manager
3 11 (11.70%) Business Manager
4 10 (10.64%) Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) Programme Manager
5 9 (9.57%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Process Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Process Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Quality Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Business Change Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Process Improvement Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Business Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.13%) WPF
2 2 (2.13%) HTML5
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) DTV
2 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Clustering
3 1 (1.06%) Statistics
3 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
2 1 (1.06%) Solaris
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Lean Six Sigma
2 25 (26.60%) ITIL
3 22 (23.40%) PRINCE2
4 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.89%) Migration
6 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.83%) Project Management
7 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (11.70%) Process Improvement
8 11 (11.70%) Service Management
8 11 (11.70%) Quality Management
8 11 (11.70%) BPR
9 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.57%) PRINCE
11 8 (8.51%) Change Management
11 8 (8.51%) Business Process Improvement
11 8 (8.51%) eTOM
12 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (7.45%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (6.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (2.13%) C++
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) VC++
3 2 (2.13%) C
4 1 (1.06%) Korn
4 1 (1.06%) C-shell
4 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.06%) Perl
4 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 11 (11.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 10 (10.64%) PMP
4 10 (10.64%) PMI Certification
5 9 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.45%) ISEB
7 5 (5.32%) SAP Certification
7 5 (5.32%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.06%) CIPD
10 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.06%) CBAP
10 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) SAP
2 5 (5.32%) IBM
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) BT
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) MKS
4 2 (2.13%) Open Text
4 2 (2.13%) Minitab
4 2 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (1.06%) Omniture
5 1 (1.06%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) CA
5 1 (1.06%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.06%) Veritas
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
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