The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 92 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -16 3 £550 +29.41%
Nottinghamshire - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) PMI
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Minitab
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Popkin
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Minitab
2 1 (8.33%) Popkin
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Casewise
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