The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank - 71 64
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 775 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.88% 78.20% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 351 291
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 18
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £73.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Lean Six Sigma
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA