The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 144 130 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
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£450 £407 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 - £50.00
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2945 2257 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.84% 72.62% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1179 850
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 120 88
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the North West region.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
Manchester -11 3 £475 +16.85% 3
Cumbria - 3 £350 - 5
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Process Management
4 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) BPMN
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) MCTS
6 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 2 (13.33%) ATM
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) MBA
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Business Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Process Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Change Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Business Change Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Process Management
3 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MBA
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
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