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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 216 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 52 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.51% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.68% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £305 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £25.00 £26.40
% change year-on-year
+90.84% -5.30%
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
7454 6888 6498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.73% 74.26% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4565 3867 3575
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 261 262
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 August 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 August 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 +4 21 £375 +3.87% 3
Berkshire +7 11 £475 +31.03% 3
Surrey +2 11 £425 +39.34% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £475 +22.18% 3
East Sussex - 2 £193 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Kent - 1 £538 -
Six Sigma
England

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (47.22%) ITIL
2 46 (42.59%) Lean Six Sigma
3 38 (35.19%) Project Management
4 32 (29.63%) Finance
5 29 (26.85%) PRINCE2
6 23 (21.30%) Service Management
7 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
8 21 (19.44%) Degree
9 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
10 17 (15.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (15.74%) ITIL V3
11 16 (14.81%) JSP 440
11 16 (14.81%) JSP
12 15 (13.89%) ISO 9001
13 14 (12.96%) Internet
13 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
13 14 (12.96%) SC Cleared
13 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (12.04%) Change Management
15 12 (11.11%) DTV
15 12 (11.11%) Broadband
15 12 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (10.19%) Coaching
16 11 (10.19%) SQL
17 10 (9.26%) MS Office
17 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
18 9 (8.33%) Process Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (6.48%) Documentum
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Office
2 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.63%) MS Project
4 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
1 2 (1.85%) PaaS
1 2 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) Internet
2 12 (11.11%) Broadband
3 2 (1.85%) LAN
3 2 (1.85%) VoIP
3 2 (1.85%) WLAN
3 2 (1.85%) WAN
3 2 (1.85%) Wireless
3 2 (1.85%) FCAPS
3 2 (1.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.93%) MVNO
4 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) OLAP
1 5 (4.63%) DataStage
1 5 (4.63%) EDMS
1 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Toad
General
1 32 (29.63%) Finance
2 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Analyst
2 19 (17.59%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Consultant
4 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.04%) Service Manager
5 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Transition Manager
5 12 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Process Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Six Sigma Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Business Change Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Quality Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) JSP
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.11%) DTV
3 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (4.63%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.78%) PMI
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Windows
1 2 (1.85%) HPUX
1 2 (1.85%) Solaris
1 2 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) ITIL
2 46 (42.59%) Lean Six Sigma
3 38 (35.19%) Project Management
4 29 (26.85%) PRINCE2
5 23 (21.30%) Service Management
6 17 (15.74%) ITIL V3
7 13 (12.04%) Change Management
8 12 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (10.19%) Coaching
10 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.33%) BPMN
11 9 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 8 (7.41%) Data Protection
12 8 (7.41%) Migration
12 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.48%) Quality Management
13 7 (6.48%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) C
2 3 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Degree
2 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.48%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.63%) PMP
5 5 (4.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.85%) ISEB
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.85%) MBA
7 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.81%) JSP 440
3 15 (13.89%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.70%) ISO 14001
4 4 (3.70%) QA
5 3 (2.78%) COBIT
6 2 (1.85%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.85%) SLA
7 1 (0.93%) BS7799
7 1 (0.93%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) HP
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.63%) Cognos
4 5 (4.63%) Informatica
5 4 (3.70%) OpenText
6 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco
7 2 (1.85%) Sun
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Mitel
7 2 (1.85%) NCR
7 2 (1.85%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) Siemens
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) BMC
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