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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 463 421 478
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +57
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 107 121 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 81 62
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £650 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.11 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.58% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.12% +89.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 45 £450 -7.69% 10
South East -17 18 £360 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -1 11 £425 +21.42% 1
East of England -20 7 £410 +31.20%
North West 0 5 £390 -10.85% 2
West Midlands -15 3 £468 +39.55% 3
Yorkshire +3 2 £380 -2.87% 1
North East - 2 £280 - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 80 (42.78%) Finance
3 44 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (21.93%) Project Management
5 39 (20.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 37 (19.79%) ITIL
7 35 (18.72%) Change Management
8 31 (16.58%) PRINCE2
9 30 (16.04%) Banking
10 26 (13.90%) Business Analysis
11 25 (13.37%) Process Improvement
12 24 (12.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 24 (12.83%) Degree
13 22 (11.76%) Manufacturing
14 21 (11.23%) SAP
14 21 (11.23%) MS Visio
14 21 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (9.63%) Retail
16 17 (9.09%) BPR
17 15 (8.02%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
18 14 (7.49%) ISEB
18 14 (7.49%) Service Delivery
19 13 (6.95%) Marketing
19 13 (6.95%) Risk Management
19 13 (6.95%) Service Management
19 13 (6.95%) PMI Certification
19 13 (6.95%) UML
20 12 (6.42%) Oracle
20 12 (6.42%) SAP Certification

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.60%) SAS
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (11.23%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.81%) MS Office
4 7 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.53%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.67%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (1.07%) Demantra
3 2 (1.07%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.07%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) Internet
2 6 (3.21%) Broadband
3 4 (2.14%) LAN
3 4 (2.14%) WAN
4 3 (1.60%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) Firewall
5 2 (1.07%) DNS
5 2 (1.07%) SAN
5 2 (1.07%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.53%) MVNO
6 1 (0.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.14%) DB2
3 2 (1.07%) MS Access
3 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.07%) DataStage
3 2 (1.07%) QlikView
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Toad
1 2 (1.07%) ERwin
2 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 80 (42.78%) Finance
2 30 (16.04%) Banking
3 22 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 18 (9.63%) Retail
5 15 (8.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (6.95%) Marketing
7 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
8 8 (4.28%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.14%) Billing
10 2 (1.07%) Private Banking
10 2 (1.07%) Back Office
10 2 (1.07%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (31.02%) Analyst
2 45 (24.06%) Business Analyst
3 39 (20.86%) Consultant
4 21 (11.23%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.02%) Process Consultant
5 15 (8.02%) Process Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (5.35%) Service Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) Process Manager
8 9 (4.81%) Business Consultant
9 7 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Business Process Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.74%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.74%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 6 (3.21%) Service Transition Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Transition Manager
11 5 (2.67%) Information Manager
11 5 (2.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) Middleware
2 2 (1.07%) OLE
2 2 (1.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.35%) FMCG
1 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.21%) DTV
3 5 (2.67%) PMI
4 4 (2.14%) iSeries
5 3 (1.60%) Open Source
6 2 (1.07%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.07%) NHS
6 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.07%) AS400
6 2 (1.07%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Equities
7 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.53%) Economics
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.28%) UNIX
2 4 (2.14%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) AIX
3 3 (1.60%) Solaris
4 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 44 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (21.93%) Project Management
4 37 (19.79%) ITIL
5 35 (18.72%) Change Management
6 31 (16.58%) PRINCE2
7 26 (13.90%) Business Analysis
8 25 (13.37%) Process Improvement
9 21 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (9.09%) BPR
11 14 (7.49%) Service Delivery
12 13 (6.95%) Service Management
12 13 (6.95%) Risk Management
12 13 (6.95%) UML
13 12 (6.42%) Procure-to-pay
14 11 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (5.35%) Workflow
15 10 (5.35%) Waterfall
16 9 (4.81%) Performance Improvement
16 9 (4.81%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.81%) C
2 4 (2.14%) RPG
2 4 (2.14%) SQL
2 4 (2.14%) RPG IV
3 2 (1.07%) RPG/400
4 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (20.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 24 (12.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 24 (12.83%) Degree
3 14 (7.49%) ISEB
4 13 (6.95%) PMI Certification
5 12 (6.42%) SAP Certification
6 9 (4.81%) PMP
7 5 (2.67%) CISSP
7 5 (2.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 5 (2.67%) CISA
7 5 (2.67%) CISM
7 5 (2.67%) CRISC
7 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) CBAP
8 3 (1.60%) MBA
8 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.07%) CITP
9 2 (1.07%) QiCA
9 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.74%) QA
3 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) SLA
5 3 (1.60%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.60%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.07%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.07%) GMP
7 1 (0.53%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.53%) Basel II
7 1 (0.53%) EMIR
7 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) RACF
2 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.23%) SAP
2 12 (6.42%) Oracle
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.21%) IBM
4 6 (3.21%) Open Text
5 5 (2.67%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.14%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.60%) Minitab
7 3 (1.60%) Casewise
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.07%) VMware
8 2 (1.07%) Citrix
9 1 (0.53%) Cognos
9 1 (0.53%) Progress
9 1 (0.53%) Metastorm
London
Connectus
Rate: £1000 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 23 days ago