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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 225 213 225
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 20 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £228 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +9 10 £375 -3.22% 2
Hampshire -9 5 £335 -16.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £360 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Internet
5 8 (26.67%) Broadband
5 8 (26.67%) DTV
5 8 (26.67%) Service Management
6 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (23.33%) ISO 9001
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 4 (13.33%) Workflow
9 4 (13.33%) DSDM
9 4 (13.33%) DB2
9 4 (13.33%) RPG
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
9 4 (13.33%) iSeries
9 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.33%) RPG IV
9 4 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Misys Midas
1 2 (6.67%) Demantra
2 1 (3.33%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
2 8 (26.67%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) DataStage
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ERwin
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Transition Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) DTV
2 4 (13.33%) iSeries
3 3 (10.00%) FMCG
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) AS400
4 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Service Management
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Workflow
6 4 (13.33%) DSDM
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Change Control
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) BPR
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) RPG
1 4 (13.33%) RPG IV
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) RPG/400
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (6.67%) SAP Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) HND
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CBAP
3 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (23.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.67%) GMP
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
1 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
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