The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 135 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.20% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.29% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £450 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Lean Six Sigma
England

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
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 16 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
Manchester - 3 £450 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Lean Six Sigma
England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Solution Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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