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 28 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 191 203 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 6 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
Average daily rate
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£420 £575 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.04% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £435 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
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
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (15.38%) PMI
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Private Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
5 2 (15.38%) Process Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) QlikView
6 1 (7.69%) MAPM
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Private Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Process Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lean Practitioner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Process Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) BPMN
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
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