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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 474 450 445
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 112 106 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 73
Average daily rate
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£480 £425 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £439
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.71 £13.11 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.92% -63.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £13.11 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+263.92% -63.58%
Lean Six Sigma
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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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 53 £513 +9.04% 9
South East -5 26 £440 +22.22% 3
North West -1 19 £400 +3.09%
South West -15 5 £450 +2.85% 7
East Midlands -12 4 £525 +31.25%
Yorkshire -19 3 £330 -13.15%
West Midlands -3 1 - - 3
North East -23 1 £400 -11.60%
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 88 (37.29%) Finance
3 61 (25.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 47 (19.92%) SAP
5 42 (17.80%) MS Visio
6 41 (17.37%) Project Management
7 38 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (13.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 32 (13.56%) PRINCE2
9 32 (13.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 32 (13.56%) Banking
10 31 (13.14%) Degree
10 31 (13.14%) ITIL
10 31 (13.14%) Manufacturing
11 30 (12.71%) BPMN
12 27 (11.44%) MS Excel
13 26 (11.02%) Telecoms
14 24 (10.17%) Change Management
14 24 (10.17%) ERP
14 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
14 24 (10.17%) SAP Certification
14 24 (10.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 24 (10.17%) Business Transformation
15 23 (9.75%) Coaching
15 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (8.47%) Analytics
16 20 (8.47%) Process Improvement
17 19 (8.05%) Business Analysis
17 19 (8.05%) Retail
18 18 (7.63%) Legal

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (1.69%) Documentum
2 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (17.80%) MS Visio
2 27 (11.44%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.93%) MS Project
5 13 (5.51%) MS Office
6 1 (0.42%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (5.51%) SAP FI-AP
2 7 (2.97%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.85%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.42%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Broadband
1 9 (3.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.51%) SAP BW
2 5 (2.12%) EDMS
3 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.85%) DataStage
4 2 (0.85%) OLAP
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Toad
1 2 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.42%) LSMW
General
1 88 (37.29%) Finance
2 33 (13.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 32 (13.56%) Banking
4 31 (13.14%) Manufacturing
5 26 (11.02%) Telecoms
6 19 (8.05%) Retail
7 18 (7.63%) Legal
8 15 (6.36%) Retail Banking
9 14 (5.93%) Law
10 7 (2.97%) Automotive
11 3 (1.27%) Advertising
11 3 (1.27%) Marketing
11 3 (1.27%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.85%) Back Office
13 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (29.24%) Analyst
2 53 (22.46%) Consultant
2 53 (22.46%) Business Analyst
3 29 (12.29%) SAP Consultant
4 24 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.63%) Process Analyst
6 14 (5.93%) Business Process Analyst
7 13 (5.51%) Functional Consultant
8 11 (4.66%) Architect
8 11 (4.66%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 10 (4.24%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.81%) Process Consultant
10 9 (3.81%) Transition Manager
10 9 (3.81%) Service Transition Manager
11 8 (3.39%) Business Architect
11 8 (3.39%) Process Engineer
11 8 (3.39%) Senior Manager
11 8 (3.39%) Change Manager
12 7 (2.97%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) CSS
1 1 (0.42%) EDI
1 1 (0.42%) BAPI
1 1 (0.42%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.93%) FMCG
3 9 (3.81%) DTV
4 6 (2.54%) PMI
5 5 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.12%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.69%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.85%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.42%) Derivative
9 1 (0.42%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 61 (25.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 41 (17.37%) Project Management
4 38 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (13.56%) PRINCE2
6 31 (13.14%) ITIL
7 30 (12.71%) BPMN
8 24 (10.17%) ERP
8 24 (10.17%) Change Management
8 24 (10.17%) Business Transformation
9 23 (9.75%) Coaching
10 20 (8.47%) Analytics
10 20 (8.47%) Process Improvement
11 19 (8.05%) Business Analysis
12 17 (7.20%) Service Management
13 15 (6.36%) Data Modelling
13 15 (6.36%) Workflow
13 15 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (5.93%) Quality Management
14 14 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.54%) C
2 3 (1.27%) SQL
2 3 (1.27%) R
3 1 (0.42%) VB
3 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (13.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 31 (13.14%) Degree
3 24 (10.17%) SAP Certification
3 24 (10.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 15 (6.36%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.93%) PMI Certification
6 13 (5.51%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 11 (4.66%) MCTS
7 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.66%) PMP
8 10 (4.24%) MBA
9 9 (3.81%) Postgraduate
10 8 (3.39%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.54%) APMP
12 5 (2.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 3 (1.27%) ISEB
13 3 (1.27%) ACCA
13 3 (1.27%) CIMA
14 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) SLA
2 11 (4.66%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.27%) P3O
4 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (19.92%) SAP
2 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.12%) IBM
4 4 (1.69%) OpenText
5 2 (0.85%) Informatica
5 2 (0.85%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.85%) Cognos
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.42%) webMethods
6 1 (0.42%) Minitab
6 1 (0.42%) Casewise
6 1 (0.42%) Pega
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