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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 465 424 517
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +93
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 107 129 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 43
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£450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £343 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £690 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £382
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £19.00
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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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +5 60 £456 -17.04% 6
South East -9 20 £368 -13.52% 6
East of England - 10 £600 -
West Midlands -17 6 £405 +15.71% 1
South West -27 5 £450 +24.13% 1
North West -5 3 £393 +6.80% 3
East Midlands +1 2 £625 +75.43% 8
North East -31 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 93 (45.59%) Finance
3 49 (24.02%) ITIL
4 42 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (18.63%) Project Management
6 35 (17.16%) SAP
7 34 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 34 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (16.18%) Change Management
9 32 (15.69%) Manufacturing
10 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (14.71%) Process Improvement
11 30 (14.71%) MS Visio
11 30 (14.71%) PRINCE2
11 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (14.22%) Banking
13 24 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (11.27%) Business Analysis
15 22 (10.78%) SAP Certification
16 21 (10.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 20 (9.80%) Degree
18 19 (9.31%) MS Excel
19 18 (8.82%) Service Management
19 18 (8.82%) Telecoms
19 18 (8.82%) Procure-to-pay
20 17 (8.33%) Waterfall
20 17 (8.33%) Retail
20 17 (8.33%) MS Office
20 17 (8.33%) Oracle
20 17 (8.33%) Microsoft

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.96%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (14.71%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.31%) MS Excel
3 17 (8.33%) MS Office
4 9 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.39%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.96%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.47%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.98%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.98%) Demantra
5 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.86%) Internet
2 10 (4.90%) Broadband
3 1 (0.49%) MVNO
3 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.49%) ATM
3 1 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) DHCP
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.39%) SAP BW
2 6 (2.94%) DB2
3 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.98%) DataStage
5 2 (0.98%) MS Access
5 2 (0.98%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) ERwin
2 2 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 93 (45.59%) Finance
2 32 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 29 (14.22%) Banking
4 24 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (8.82%) Telecoms
6 17 (8.33%) Retail
7 13 (6.37%) Marketing
8 8 (3.92%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
10 5 (2.45%) Law
11 4 (1.96%) Billing
12 3 (1.47%) Legal
13 2 (0.98%) Back Office
13 2 (0.98%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (32.35%) Analyst
2 50 (24.51%) Consultant
3 48 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 22 (10.78%) SAP Consultant
4 22 (10.78%) Process Analyst
5 18 (8.82%) Service Manager
6 17 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.35%) Process Consultant
8 11 (5.39%) Business Process Analyst
8 11 (5.39%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) Service Transition Manager
9 10 (4.90%) Process Manager
9 10 (4.90%) Process Improvement Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) Business Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) Transition Manager
10 8 (3.92%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 8 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
11 7 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.43%) SAP Architect
11 7 (3.43%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.98%) OLE
1 2 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.90%) FMCG
2 10 (4.90%) DTV
2 10 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.94%) PMI
3 6 (2.94%) Statistics
3 6 (2.94%) iSeries
4 4 (1.96%) AS400
4 4 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.96%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
6 1 (0.49%) Economics
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Derivative
6 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.49%) Informatics
6 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.92%) UNIX
2 5 (2.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.49%) AIX
3 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 49 (24.02%) ITIL
3 42 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (18.63%) Project Management
5 34 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (16.18%) Change Management
7 30 (14.71%) Process Improvement
7 30 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (11.27%) Business Analysis
9 18 (8.82%) Service Management
9 18 (8.82%) Procure-to-pay
10 17 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 16 (7.84%) BPR
12 15 (7.35%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.37%) ERP
13 13 (6.37%) Process Management
13 13 (6.37%) Workflow
14 11 (5.39%) UML
14 11 (5.39%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.37%) C
2 6 (2.94%) RPG
2 6 (2.94%) RPG IV
3 5 (2.45%) SQL
4 4 (1.96%) RPG/400
5 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 22 (10.78%) SAP Certification
3 21 (10.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 20 (9.80%) Degree
5 14 (6.86%) ISEB
6 13 (6.37%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.92%) PMP
8 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.45%) CRISC
8 5 (2.45%) MBA
8 5 (2.45%) CISSP
8 5 (2.45%) CISA
8 5 (2.45%) CISM
9 4 (1.96%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 3 (1.47%) APMP
10 3 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.98%) QiCA
11 2 (0.98%) HND
11 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.37%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.45%) QA
4 4 (1.96%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.98%) GMP
5 2 (0.98%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.49%) EMIR
6 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.49%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) RACF
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (17.16%) SAP
2 17 (8.33%) Oracle
2 17 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.92%) JD Edwards
4 6 (2.94%) IBM
4 6 (2.94%) Open Text
5 5 (2.45%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.96%) Remedy
6 4 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.96%) BMC
6 4 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.98%) Cognos
7 2 (0.98%) Casewise
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Minitab
8 1 (0.49%) Progress
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.49%) Citrix
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