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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 152 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £438 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £438 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £438 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -11 6 £375 - 5
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
3 7 (43.75%) BPMN
4 6 (37.50%) MCTS
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
6 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) PMI
7 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) CBAP
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Lean Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Legal Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) BPMN
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
6 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
8 1 (6.25%) BPEL
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCTS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) CBAP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya