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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 468 420 429
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +9
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 87 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 51
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£510 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £312 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £613 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +38.46%
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
34869 33282 29935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.42% 74.78% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22744 20629 18112
Average daily rate £425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
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 £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1056 1254
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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 -20 55 £520 +4.00% 9
South East -33 12 £500 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +4 5 £575 +21.05% 1
North East -11 4 £218 - 2
Yorkshire -1 3 £588 +95.83% 2
North West -11 3 £438 +56.25% 2
South West -16 3 £450 - 2
East of England -2 2 £419 +11.66%
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 83 (41.92%) Finance
3 50 (25.25%) SAP
4 49 (24.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 42 (21.21%) ITIL
6 40 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (17.68%) SAP Certification
9 33 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 33 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 30 (15.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 28 (14.14%) Banking
12 27 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (13.64%) Project Management
13 25 (12.63%) PRINCE2
13 25 (12.63%) ERP
14 24 (12.12%) Service Management
15 23 (11.62%) MS Visio
15 23 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 20 (10.10%) MS Office
18 19 (9.60%) Telecoms
19 18 (9.09%) Microsoft
20 17 (8.59%) Service Delivery
20 17 (8.59%) FMCG
21 16 (8.08%) Change Management
21 16 (8.08%) Workflow
21 16 (8.08%) Procure-to-pay
22 15 (7.58%) Process Management
22 15 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.02%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
2 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (11.62%) MS Visio
2 20 (10.10%) MS Office
3 15 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (7.07%) MS Excel
5 6 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.06%) SAP FI-AP
2 11 (5.56%) SAP SRM
3 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.52%) Misys Midas
4 3 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.01%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.01%) SAP QM
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.51%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.53%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) Internet
2 7 (3.54%) Broadband
3 2 (1.01%) LAN
3 2 (1.01%) WAN
3 2 (1.01%) VPN
3 2 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.07%) SAP BW
2 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.52%) DB2
4 2 (1.01%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) ERwin
2 1 (0.51%) LSMW
General
1 83 (41.92%) Finance
2 33 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 28 (14.14%) Banking
4 27 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (9.60%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.56%) Retail
6 11 (5.56%) Law
7 10 (5.05%) Legal
8 6 (3.03%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.53%) Marketing
9 5 (2.53%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.52%) Front Office
10 3 (1.52%) Automotive
11 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.51%) Back Office
12 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (30.81%) Consultant
2 46 (23.23%) Analyst
3 36 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 29 (14.65%) Business Analyst
5 24 (12.12%) Process Analyst
6 18 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
7 17 (8.59%) Service Manager
7 17 (8.59%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 14 (7.07%) Business Process Analyst
9 12 (6.06%) Process Consultant
9 12 (6.06%) Architect
10 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
11 9 (4.55%) Process Manager
11 9 (4.55%) Transition Manager
12 8 (4.04%) Programme Manager
13 7 (3.54%) Developer
14 6 (3.03%) SAP Manager
14 6 (3.03%) Process Improvement Consultant
14 6 (3.03%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) BAPI
2 1 (0.51%) EDI
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.59%) FMCG
3 7 (3.54%) DTV
4 6 (3.03%) Statistics
4 6 (3.03%) PMI
5 4 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.52%) AS400
6 3 (1.52%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.52%) iSeries
7 2 (1.01%) Open Source
7 2 (1.01%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.01%) HACMP
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.53%) UNIX
2 3 (1.52%) Linux
3 2 (1.01%) AIX
3 2 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 49 (24.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 42 (21.21%) ITIL
4 40 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 27 (13.64%) Project Management
7 25 (12.63%) PRINCE2
7 25 (12.63%) ERP
8 24 (12.12%) Service Management
9 23 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.59%) Service Delivery
11 16 (8.08%) Change Management
11 16 (8.08%) Workflow
11 16 (8.08%) Procure-to-pay
12 15 (7.58%) Process Management
13 13 (6.57%) BPR
14 12 (6.06%) Quality Management
14 12 (6.06%) Business Analysis
15 11 (5.56%) Data Modelling
16 10 (5.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.55%) C
2 3 (1.52%) RPG
2 3 (1.52%) SQL
2 3 (1.52%) RPG/400
2 3 (1.52%) RPG IV
3 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (17.68%) SAP Certification
2 30 (15.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 22 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 11 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 10 (5.05%) Degree
6 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (3.54%) PMP
9 5 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.53%) APMP
10 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.52%) MBA
11 3 (1.52%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (1.01%) MAPM
12 2 (1.01%) IBM AIX Certification
12 2 (1.01%) ISEB
12 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.51%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (1.01%) P3O
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) GPFS
Vendors
1 50 (25.25%) SAP
2 18 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.05%) IBM
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle
5 4 (2.02%) BMC
5 4 (2.02%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.02%) Remedy
5 4 (2.02%) Open Text
5 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.52%) Cognos
7 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) Google
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