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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 504 428 496
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +68
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 86 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 64
Average daily rate £475 £435 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £339 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £745 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 43 £538 -10.41% 8
South East -15 10 £525 +30.43% 2
Yorkshire -15 7 £300 -23.07% 1
South West -16 6 £438 +20.68% 3
North East - 6 £416 - 1
Midlands - 5 - -
North West -17 4 £425 +41.66% 3
East Midlands -13 3 £550 +29.41% 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
East of England -30 1 £400 -3.03% 2
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 60 (30.00%) Finance
3 48 (24.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 40 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (19.50%) Business Analysis
6 37 (18.50%) SAP
7 36 (18.00%) Project Management
8 33 (16.50%) ITIL
9 32 (16.00%) Process Improvement
10 29 (14.50%) Banking
11 28 (14.00%) PRINCE2
11 28 (14.00%) Manufacturing
12 27 (13.50%) Change Management
13 25 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 22 (11.00%) Telecoms
15 21 (10.50%) SAP BW
16 19 (9.50%) SAP Certification
16 19 (9.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (9.00%) Service Delivery
17 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
18 17 (8.50%) Degree
19 16 (8.00%) SC Cleared
20 15 (7.50%) QA
21 14 (7.00%) Business Process Improvement
21 14 (7.00%) Procure-to-pay
22 13 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
22 13 (6.50%) MS Excel
23 12 (6.00%) C
23 12 (6.00%) Quality Management

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 13 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
3 8 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) SAP FI-AP
2 6 (3.00%) SAP SRM
3 5 (2.50%) SAP MDM
4 4 (2.00%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.00%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.00%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.00%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) IaaS
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) Internet
1 3 (1.50%) Broadband
1 3 (1.50%) LAN
1 3 (1.50%) WAN
2 2 (1.00%) Firewall
2 2 (1.00%) VPN
3 1 (0.50%) SAN
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) DHCP
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) SMTP
3 1 (0.50%) ATM
3 1 (0.50%) MVNO
3 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.50%) SAP BW
2 9 (4.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 9 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (4.50%) SAP HANA
3 7 (3.50%) OLAP
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) QlikView
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 60 (30.00%) Finance
2 29 (14.50%) Banking
3 28 (14.00%) Manufacturing
4 22 (11.00%) Telecoms
5 19 (9.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (5.00%) Retail
7 5 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.50%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.00%) Legal
9 3 (1.50%) Marketing
9 3 (1.50%) Law
10 2 (1.00%) Automotive
10 2 (1.00%) Back Office
10 2 (1.00%) Billing
11 1 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.50%) French Language
11 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (27.50%) Analyst
2 41 (20.50%) Consultant
3 37 (18.50%) Business Analyst
4 24 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (11.50%) Project Manager
5 23 (11.50%) Process Analyst
6 14 (7.00%) Process Manager
7 13 (6.50%) Functional Consultant
8 10 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 9 (4.50%) Process Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Change Manager
10 8 (4.00%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Business Process Analyst
11 7 (3.50%) Architect
11 7 (3.50%) Process Improvement Manager
12 6 (3.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
12 6 (3.00%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Quality Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.50%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) JSON
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.50%) FMCG
2 5 (2.50%) Equities
3 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.00%) PMI
3 4 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.00%) Derivative
4 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.50%) DTV
5 2 (1.00%) Open Source
5 2 (1.00%) NHS
5 2 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.50%) Informatics
6 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.50%) HACMP
6 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.00%) UNIX
2 3 (1.50%) Solaris
2 3 (1.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.00%) AIX
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 40 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (19.50%) Business Analysis
4 36 (18.00%) Project Management
5 33 (16.50%) ITIL
6 32 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 28 (14.00%) PRINCE2
8 27 (13.50%) Change Management
9 25 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (9.00%) Service Delivery
11 14 (7.00%) Business Process Improvement
11 14 (7.00%) Procure-to-pay
12 12 (6.00%) Quality Management
13 11 (5.50%) DMAIC
14 10 (5.00%) CRM
14 10 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.50%) ETL
15 9 (4.50%) Process Management
15 9 (4.50%) BPR
15 9 (4.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.00%) C
2 2 (1.00%) VB
3 1 (0.50%) Korn
3 1 (0.50%) Perl
3 1 (0.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.50%) C-shell
3 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (24.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 25 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 19 (9.50%) SAP Certification
4 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (8.50%) Degree
6 16 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 9 (4.50%) ISEB
7 9 (4.50%) PMI Certification
8 6 (3.00%) PMP
9 5 (2.50%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.50%) CBAP
10 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.00%) CITP
10 4 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.50%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) QA
2 10 (5.00%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.50%) SLA
6 2 (1.00%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.00%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.50%) NFS
1 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (18.50%) SAP
2 9 (4.50%) Business Objects
2 9 (4.50%) Open Text
3 5 (2.50%) Minitab
3 5 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle
4 4 (2.00%) IBM
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.00%) Casewise
7 1 (0.50%) Popkin
7 1 (0.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.50%) Veritas
7 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) Metastorm
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