The first table below looks at the demand for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Bedford 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.12% +89.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.89% 65.12% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 20
Average daily rate £310 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £264 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Lean Six Sigma
Bedfordshire

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Lean Six Sigma
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft