The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 193 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 7 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £575 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £405 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £382
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +89.47%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4494 5519 6036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.09% 76.71% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 4072 4465
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the City of London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) PMI
6 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
7 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
7 2 (13.33%) MAPM
7 2 (13.33%) Process Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Process Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lean Practitioner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PMI
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (13.33%) Process Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) BPMN
7 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) MAPM
3 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago