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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 505 449 457
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +8
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 84 110 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 50
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £601 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -18 36 £450 -12.19% 14
South East -26 17 £375 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +6 11 £525 +16.66% 2
North East -20 7 £240 -
Yorkshire -7 5 £588 +80.76%
South West -19 4 £450 -
North West -7 2 - - 1
East of England -18 2 £419 +34.00%
West Midlands - - - - 2
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 86 (44.79%) Finance
3 46 (23.96%) ITIL
4 40 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 40 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 39 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (19.27%) SAP
7 33 (17.19%) Project Management
8 29 (15.10%) Banking
9 28 (14.58%) Manufacturing
10 27 (14.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 26 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (13.54%) PRINCE2
11 26 (13.54%) SAP Certification
12 23 (11.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (11.98%) Service Management
13 20 (10.42%) Telecoms
13 20 (10.42%) ERP
13 20 (10.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 19 (9.90%) Service Delivery
14 19 (9.90%) Change Management
15 18 (9.38%) MS Visio
16 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
16 17 (8.85%) BPR
17 16 (8.33%) MS Office
18 15 (7.81%) Procure-to-pay
19 14 (7.29%) Workflow
20 13 (6.77%) Process Management
20 13 (6.77%) MS Excel

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 16 (8.33%) MS Office
3 13 (6.77%) MS Excel
4 12 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.73%) SAP SRM
2 6 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
3 4 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.56%) Misys Midas
5 2 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.04%) Demantra
5 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.04%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.52%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) Internet
2 9 (4.69%) Broadband
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) VPN
3 2 (1.04%) LAN
3 2 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.73%) SAP BW
2 5 (2.60%) DB2
3 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.04%) DataStage
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.04%) QlikView
5 1 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.56%) ERwin
2 2 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 86 (44.79%) Finance
2 29 (15.10%) Banking
3 28 (14.58%) Manufacturing
4 23 (11.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (10.42%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.73%) Retail
7 8 (4.17%) Retail Banking
8 6 (3.13%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.60%) Marketing
9 5 (2.60%) Law
9 5 (2.60%) Legal
10 3 (1.56%) Front Office
10 3 (1.56%) Automotive
11 2 (1.04%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.52%) Back Office
12 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (28.13%) Consultant
2 49 (25.52%) Analyst
3 32 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 27 (14.06%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (11.98%) Process Analyst
6 22 (11.46%) Service Manager
7 16 (8.33%) Process Consultant
8 13 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.77%) Business Process Analyst
9 12 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 12 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
10 11 (5.73%) Architect
10 11 (5.73%) Transition Manager
10 11 (5.73%) Process Improvement Consultant
10 11 (5.73%) Service Transition Manager
11 9 (4.69%) Process Manager
12 7 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.65%) SAP Manager
12 7 (3.65%) SAP Architect
12 7 (3.65%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) Middleware
1 2 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.73%) FMCG
3 9 (4.69%) DTV
4 7 (3.65%) Statistics
5 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.60%) iSeries
6 5 (2.60%) PMI
7 3 (1.56%) AS400
7 3 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.56%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.04%) HACMP
8 2 (1.04%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.52%) Economics
9 1 (0.52%) Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.60%) UNIX
2 3 (1.56%) Linux
3 2 (1.04%) AIX
3 2 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 46 (23.96%) ITIL
3 40 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 39 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
4 39 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (17.19%) Project Management
6 26 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (13.54%) PRINCE2
7 23 (11.98%) Service Management
8 20 (10.42%) ERP
9 19 (9.90%) Service Delivery
9 19 (9.90%) Change Management
10 17 (8.85%) BPR
11 15 (7.81%) Procure-to-pay
12 14 (7.29%) Workflow
13 13 (6.77%) Process Management
13 13 (6.77%) Business Analysis
14 12 (6.25%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.73%) Quality Management
15 11 (5.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.17%) C
2 5 (2.60%) RPG
2 5 (2.60%) RPG IV
3 3 (1.56%) SQL
3 3 (1.56%) RPG/400
4 2 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (14.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 26 (13.54%) SAP Certification
3 20 (10.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 9 (4.69%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.65%) Degree
6 7 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.08%) PMP
7 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.08%) ISEB
7 4 (2.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.56%) APMP
8 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.56%) MBA
9 2 (1.04%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.04%) MAPM
10 1 (0.52%) HND
10 1 (0.52%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.56%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) GMP
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) Basel II
5 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) GPFS
Vendors
1 37 (19.27%) SAP
2 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.25%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) IBM
4 8 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.60%) Open Text
6 4 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.08%) BMC
6 4 (2.08%) Remedy
6 4 (2.08%) Cognos
7 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Progress
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