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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 454 474 444
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 118 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 58 53
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£450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £299 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £658 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 - -
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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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +21 62 £450 -18.18% 11
South East -29 18 £525 - 4
East Midlands 0 12 £450 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire -13 8 £438 +47.05% 5
North West -11 6 £444 -1.38% 5
East of England +8 4 £625 +47.05%
South West -3 3 £622 - 2
West Midlands -5 3 £400 - 2
North East -2 2 - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 78 (40.41%) Finance
3 46 (23.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 43 (22.28%) Project Management
5 37 (19.17%) PRINCE2
6 34 (17.62%) ITIL
7 33 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (15.54%) Banking
9 29 (15.03%) SAP
10 26 (13.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 23 (11.92%) MS Visio
12 22 (11.40%) Change Management
12 22 (11.40%) Process Improvement
13 21 (10.88%) SAP Certification
14 20 (10.36%) Service Management
14 20 (10.36%) Telecoms
14 20 (10.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 18 (9.33%) Business Transformation
15 18 (9.33%) Legal
15 18 (9.33%) ERP
15 18 (9.33%) PMI Certification
16 17 (8.81%) MS Office
16 17 (8.81%) Coaching
16 17 (8.81%) FMCG
16 17 (8.81%) Degree
17 16 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (8.29%) Manufacturing
17 16 (8.29%) Workflow
18 15 (7.77%) Law

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (11.92%) MS Visio
2 17 (8.81%) MS Office
3 16 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (6.74%) MS Project
5 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) SAP FI-AP
2 5 (2.59%) SAP SRM
3 2 (1.04%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) Broadband
1 6 (3.11%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) ATM
2 2 (1.04%) LAN
2 2 (1.04%) WAN
2 2 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.04%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.52%) LSMW
General
1 78 (40.41%) Finance
2 30 (15.54%) Banking
3 20 (10.36%) Telecoms
4 18 (9.33%) Legal
5 16 (8.29%) Manufacturing
6 15 (7.77%) Law
7 13 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (5.70%) Retail
9 7 (3.63%) Retail Banking
10 4 (2.07%) Marketing
10 4 (2.07%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.55%) Front Office
11 3 (1.55%) Automotive
12 2 (1.04%) Advertising
12 2 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.52%) Billing
13 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (28.50%) Analyst
2 44 (22.80%) Consultant
3 38 (19.69%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.92%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.92%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (7.77%) Process Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Functional Consultant
7 12 (6.22%) Process Consultant
7 12 (6.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 11 (5.70%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.66%) Business Process Analyst
10 8 (4.15%) Transition Manager
10 8 (4.15%) Service Transition Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Architect
12 6 (3.11%) Business Consultant
13 5 (2.59%) Change Manager
13 5 (2.59%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (0.52%) BAPI
2 1 (0.52%) SAP ALE
2 1 (0.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.81%) FMCG
3 8 (4.15%) PMI
4 6 (3.11%) DTV
5 4 (2.07%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) HACMP
6 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.04%) Open Source
6 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.04%) UNIX
1 2 (1.04%) AIX
1 2 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 46 (23.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 43 (22.28%) Project Management
4 37 (19.17%) PRINCE2
5 34 (17.62%) ITIL
6 33 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.40%) Change Management
7 22 (11.40%) Process Improvement
8 20 (10.36%) Service Management
9 18 (9.33%) ERP
9 18 (9.33%) Business Transformation
10 17 (8.81%) Coaching
11 16 (8.29%) Workflow
12 14 (7.25%) Process Management
13 13 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.74%) BPR
14 12 (6.22%) Programme Management
15 11 (5.70%) Change Control
16 10 (5.18%) Service Delivery
16 10 (5.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.07%) C
2 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 21 (10.88%) SAP Certification
3 20 (10.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 18 (9.33%) PMI Certification
5 17 (8.81%) Degree
6 14 (7.25%) PMP
7 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.63%) APMP
8 6 (3.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 6 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (1.04%) IBM AIX Certification
11 1 (0.52%) MBA
11 1 (0.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.07%) P3O
4 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.04%) QA
6 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) GPFS
Vendors
1 29 (15.03%) SAP
2 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.07%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.07%) IBM
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.52%) OpenText
5 1 (0.52%) Google
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
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