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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 254 255 217
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 3 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Average daily rate £400 £550 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +30.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lean Six Sigma
England

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
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 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
Berkshire +10 1 - - 3
West Sussex +5 1 £400 -23.80%
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Lean Six Sigma
England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (44.00%) Process Improvement
3 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Process Management
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (16.00%) OLAP
7 4 (16.00%) ISO 9000
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Use Case
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (12.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (12.00%) Toad
8 3 (12.00%) DSDM
8 3 (12.00%) ETL
8 3 (12.00%) Informatica
8 3 (12.00%) DataStage
8 3 (12.00%) Cognos

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) OLAP
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) DataStage
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Toad
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Process Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Quality Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Process Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Process Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) HR Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Major Incident Manager
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (44.00%) Process Improvement
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Process Management
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) DSDM
7 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C-shell
3 1 (4.00%) MapBasic
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cognos
2 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) SunGard
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