The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 473 442 501
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +59
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 106 109 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 83 41
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£450 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
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 England

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in England

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in 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 England 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
London +12 56 £450 -21.73% 11
South East -17 19 £368 +3.51% 6
East Midlands +2 8 £500 +17.64% 1
East of England -16 7 £600 +92.00% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £405 -6.35% 1
North East -35 5 £295 -21.33%
South West -35 3 £575 +53.33% 1
Yorkshire -4 2 - - 8
North West - - - - 2
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 91 (42.92%) Finance
3 51 (24.06%) ITIL
4 43 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (18.40%) SAP
6 37 (17.45%) Project Management
7 36 (16.98%) Process Improvement
8 35 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (16.51%) Manufacturing
9 33 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (14.62%) Change Management
11 31 (14.62%) PRINCE2
12 30 (14.15%) Banking
13 29 (13.68%) MS Visio
14 27 (12.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 26 (12.26%) SAP Certification
16 25 (11.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 22 (10.38%) Service Management
17 22 (10.38%) Telecoms
18 20 (9.43%) Business Analysis
18 20 (9.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 19 (8.96%) Procure-to-pay
19 19 (8.96%) Degree
19 19 (8.96%) Retail
19 19 (8.96%) BPR
20 18 (8.49%) Service Delivery
20 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
20 18 (8.49%) Internet
20 18 (8.49%) MS Excel

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.36%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (13.68%) MS Visio
2 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 15 (7.08%) MS Office
4 11 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.66%) SAP SRM
2 6 (2.83%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (2.36%) Misys Midas
4 4 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.94%) Demantra
5 2 (0.94%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.49%) Internet
2 13 (6.13%) Broadband
3 1 (0.47%) DHCP
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) SAN
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.30%) DB2
3 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.94%) MS Access
5 2 (0.94%) DataStage
5 2 (0.94%) QlikView
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) ERwin
2 2 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 91 (42.92%) Finance
2 35 (16.51%) Manufacturing
3 30 (14.15%) Banking
4 27 (12.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 22 (10.38%) Telecoms
6 19 (8.96%) Retail
7 13 (6.13%) Marketing
8 10 (4.72%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.83%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.36%) Law
11 4 (1.89%) Legal
11 4 (1.89%) Billing
12 2 (0.94%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.47%) Back Office
13 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (29.25%) Analyst
2 57 (26.89%) Consultant
3 47 (22.17%) Business Analyst
4 26 (12.26%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (10.85%) Service Manager
6 21 (9.91%) Process Analyst
7 16 (7.55%) Process Consultant
8 14 (6.60%) Transition Manager
8 14 (6.60%) Service Transition Manager
9 13 (6.13%) Business Process Analyst
9 13 (6.13%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.19%) Process Manager
10 11 (5.19%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 11 (5.19%) Functional Consultant
10 11 (5.19%) Business Consultant
10 11 (5.19%) SAP P2P Consultant
11 10 (4.72%) Architect
11 10 (4.72%) Process Improvement Consultant
12 7 (3.30%) SAP Architect
12 7 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) OLE
1 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.13%) DTV
3 11 (5.19%) FMCG
4 10 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.30%) Statistics
5 7 (3.30%) iSeries
6 6 (2.83%) PMI
7 5 (2.36%) AS400
7 5 (2.36%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.36%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Economics
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.25%) UNIX
2 6 (2.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) AIX
3 1 (0.47%) Solaris
3 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 51 (24.06%) ITIL
3 43 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (17.45%) Project Management
5 36 (16.98%) Process Improvement
6 33 (15.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (14.62%) Change Management
8 31 (14.62%) PRINCE2
9 22 (10.38%) Service Management
10 20 (9.43%) Business Analysis
11 19 (8.96%) Procure-to-pay
11 19 (8.96%) BPR
12 18 (8.49%) Service Delivery
13 17 (8.02%) ERP
13 17 (8.02%) Waterfall
14 16 (7.55%) Workflow
15 12 (5.66%) Process Management
16 11 (5.19%) BPMN
16 11 (5.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.60%) C
2 7 (3.30%) RPG
2 7 (3.30%) RPG IV
3 6 (2.83%) SQL
4 5 (2.36%) RPG/400
5 2 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.26%) SAP Certification
2 25 (11.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 20 (9.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 19 (8.96%) Degree
5 14 (6.60%) PMI Certification
6 11 (5.19%) ISEB
7 8 (3.77%) PMP
8 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.36%) MBA
9 5 (2.36%) CISSP
9 5 (2.36%) CISA
9 5 (2.36%) CISM
9 5 (2.36%) CRISC
10 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.42%) APMP
11 3 (1.42%) MAPM
12 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.94%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.60%) ISO 9001
2 12 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.89%) QA
4 3 (1.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.94%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.94%) GMP
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) Basel II
6 1 (0.47%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) RACF
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (18.40%) SAP
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.02%) Oracle
4 12 (5.66%) IBM
5 8 (3.77%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.83%) Open Text
7 5 (2.36%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.89%) Remedy
8 4 (1.89%) Cognos
8 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.89%) BMC
9 2 (0.94%) Casewise
10 1 (0.47%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) Progress
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