The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 225 211 230
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 21 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.50% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.69% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +89.47%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6779 6421 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.09% 72.27% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3810 3523 3322
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 251 333
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.69 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Berkshire +9 11 £400 +3.22% 3
Hampshire -14 5 £335 -8.96% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £375 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) Internet
6 8 (25.00%) Broadband
6 8 (25.00%) DTV
6 8 (25.00%) Service Management
7 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (21.88%) ISO 9001
8 5 (15.63%) Workflow
8 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (15.63%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) iSeries
9 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
9 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 4 (12.50%) RPG IV
9 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) DSDM
9 4 (12.50%) DB2
9 4 (12.50%) RPG
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) IBM
9 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Misys Midas
1 2 (6.25%) Demantra
2 1 (3.13%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) DataStage
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Toad
1 2 (6.25%) ERwin
General
1 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
4 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
6 1 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Business Process Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Process Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) RPG Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) DTV
2 4 (12.50%) iSeries
3 3 (9.38%) FMCG
4 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Workflow
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.50%) DSDM
6 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Use Case
7 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.38%) Change Management
7 3 (9.38%) Change Control
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) UML
7 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) RPG
1 4 (12.50%) RPG IV
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) RPG/400
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (6.25%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) CBAP
3 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO 9001
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
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