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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 143 183 195
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +12
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Average daily rate £625 £516 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.06% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £576 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) eTOM
5 3 (27.27%) Process Management
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (18.18%) Private Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Reinsurance
7 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Private Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Process Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Process Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (9.09%) MiFID Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Process Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) eTOM
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) SAP