The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 466 417 479
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +62
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 108 127 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 56
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £335 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.11 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.58% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.12% +89.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 48 £450 -10.00% 11
South East -25 18 £360 -17.71% 5
East Midlands 0 11 £425 +19.29%
East of England -13 7 £410 +31.20%
North West +4 4 £393 -10.28% 1
West Midlands -17 3 £468 +39.55% 3
Yorkshire +1 2 £380 -2.87% 2
North East - 2 £280 - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 82 (45.05%) Finance
3 46 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (23.08%) Project Management
5 36 (19.78%) Change Management
6 35 (19.23%) ITIL
7 34 (18.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 32 (17.58%) PRINCE2
9 30 (16.48%) Banking
10 26 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 23 (12.64%) Degree
12 21 (11.54%) Business Analysis
12 21 (11.54%) Manufacturing
12 21 (11.54%) MS Visio
12 21 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (10.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 20 (10.99%) SAP
14 19 (10.44%) Retail
15 18 (9.89%) BPR
16 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
17 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
17 14 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (7.69%) PMI Certification
18 13 (7.14%) ISEB
18 13 (7.14%) Service Management
18 13 (7.14%) Marketing
19 12 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (6.59%) Telecoms
19 12 (6.59%) UML
19 12 (6.59%) Oracle

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.65%) SAS
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.95%) MS Office
4 8 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.55%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) SAP SRM
2 4 (2.20%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (1.10%) Demantra
3 2 (1.10%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.10%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) Internet
2 6 (3.30%) Broadband
3 4 (2.20%) LAN
3 4 (2.20%) WAN
4 3 (1.65%) VPN
4 3 (1.65%) Firewall
5 2 (1.10%) SAN
5 2 (1.10%) DNS
5 2 (1.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.55%) ATM
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
6 1 (0.55%) MVNO
6 1 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.30%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) DB2
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.10%) QlikView
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.10%) DataStage
3 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) ERwin
1 2 (1.10%) Toad
2 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 82 (45.05%) Finance
2 30 (16.48%) Banking
3 21 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 19 (10.44%) Retail
5 14 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (7.14%) Marketing
7 12 (6.59%) Telecoms
8 8 (4.40%) Retail Banking
8 8 (4.40%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.20%) Billing
10 2 (1.10%) Private Banking
10 2 (1.10%) Legal
10 2 (1.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.55%) Automotive
11 1 (0.55%) Law
11 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 57 (31.32%) Analyst
2 44 (24.18%) Business Analyst
3 39 (21.43%) Consultant
4 21 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.79%) Process Consultant
6 15 (8.24%) Process Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
8 11 (6.04%) Process Improvement Consultant
9 10 (5.49%) Process Manager
9 10 (5.49%) Business Consultant
9 10 (5.49%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.40%) Business Process Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.85%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) SAP P2P Consultant
12 6 (3.30%) Service Transition Manager
12 6 (3.30%) Transition Manager
13 5 (2.75%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (2.75%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.10%) OLE
2 2 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) FMCG
1 9 (4.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.30%) DTV
2 6 (3.30%) PMI
3 4 (2.20%) iSeries
4 3 (1.65%) Open Source
5 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.10%) Statistics
5 2 (1.10%) Clustering
5 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.10%) AS400
5 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.10%) NHS
5 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.55%) HACMP
6 1 (0.55%) Equities
6 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.55%) Informatics
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.40%) UNIX
2 4 (2.20%) Linux
3 3 (1.65%) AIX
3 3 (1.65%) Solaris
4 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 46 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (23.08%) Project Management
4 36 (19.78%) Change Management
5 35 (19.23%) ITIL
6 32 (17.58%) PRINCE2
7 26 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 21 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 21 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (9.89%) BPR
10 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 13 (7.14%) Service Management
12 12 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (6.59%) UML
12 12 (6.59%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.04%) Procure-to-pay
14 10 (5.49%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.49%) Workflow
14 10 (5.49%) Business Transformation
14 10 (5.49%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.95%) C
2 4 (2.20%) RPG IV
2 4 (2.20%) RPG
2 4 (2.20%) SQL
3 2 (1.10%) RPG/400
4 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (18.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 23 (12.64%) Degree
3 20 (10.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 14 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 13 (7.14%) ISEB
6 11 (6.04%) SAP Certification
7 9 (4.95%) PMP
8 5 (2.75%) CISSP
8 5 (2.75%) CISA
8 5 (2.75%) CISM
8 5 (2.75%) CRISC
9 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.20%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.65%) MBA
10 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.65%) APMP
11 2 (1.10%) CBAP
11 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.65%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.65%) SLA
4 3 (1.65%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.10%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.10%) GMP
6 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.55%) Basel II
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.55%) EMIR
6 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) RACF
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (10.99%) SAP
2 12 (6.59%) Oracle
3 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.30%) IBM
5 5 (2.75%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.75%) Open Text
6 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.20%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.65%) Minitab
7 3 (1.65%) Casewise
8 2 (1.10%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (0.55%) Progress
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Metastorm
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