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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 88 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.32% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.45% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £405 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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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
1123 1121 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.28% 70.68% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 582 450
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 85
Average hourly rate £15.50 £33.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.38% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £54.58 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 0 6 £500 +17.64%
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (36.84%) Process Improvement
5 5 (26.32%) CRISC
5 5 (26.32%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) CISM
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (21.05%) Retail
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
6 4 (21.05%) BPMN
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) MBA
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) SAS
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Information Risk Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Risk Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Information Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Process Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Lean Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) Service Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Process Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) Process Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) BPMN
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) BPR
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) B2B
7 2 (10.53%) B2C
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Product Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CRISC
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
1 5 (26.32%) CISA
1 5 (26.32%) CISM
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MBA
3 2 (10.53%) QiCA
4 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Progress