The first table below looks at the demand for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 18 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 Northampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 29 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.00% 2.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 3.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 88 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.59% 68.75% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 99
Average daily rate £438 £383 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Lean Six Sigma
Northamptonshire

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) Minitab
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Popkin
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Casewise
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Minitab
2 1 (12.50%) Popkin
2 1 (12.50%) Casewise
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle