The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 83 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 11 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.67% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.65% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £395 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £465 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1110 1071 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.60% 67.19% 64.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 595 466
Average daily rate £375 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 75
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £8.98 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.31 £36.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -12 7 £550 +29.41% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (73.33%) Process Improvement
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (33.33%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (26.67%) BPMN
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Retail Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (20.00%) BPR
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
8 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (6.67%) Google
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Progress
8 1 (6.67%) B2B
8 1 (6.67%) B2C
8 1 (6.67%) Workflow
8 1 (6.67%) MBA
8 1 (6.67%) Product Management
8 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Process Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Lean Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) Service Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (73.33%) Process Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) BPR
6 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) B2B
7 1 (6.67%) B2C
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Product Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Progress