The first table below looks at the demand for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 17 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 of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 147 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.32% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate £400 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 1549 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.29% 68.57% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 851 1064
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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England

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the East of England region.

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 17 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 1 £400 -3.03% 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
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England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (25.00%) PDM
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (25.00%) PDM
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt