The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South East 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 240 225 238
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £525 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £693 £450
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Lean Six Sigma
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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 18 April 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 18 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
Berkshire -10 6 £525 -11.76%
Hampshire - 2 £538 -
East Sussex -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £313 -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Degree
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 6 (17.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 6 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) SAP Certification
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 5 (14.71%) eTOM
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Product Management
8 4 (11.76%) QA
8 4 (11.76%) PMP
8 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.76%) DMAIC
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP SRM
1 2 (5.88%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) MVNO
2 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) MarkLogic
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Automotive
6 1 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Process Manager
1 5 (14.71%) Change Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Quality Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Business Process Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Business Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Business Improvement Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Solaris
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 6 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
4 5 (14.71%) eTOM
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Product Management
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 4 (11.76%) DMAIC
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
6 3 (8.82%) BPR
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) Korn
1 1 (2.94%) C-shell
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (17.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (14.71%) SAP Certification
5 4 (11.76%) PMP
5 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.88%) ISEB
8 1 (2.94%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Open Text
3 1 (2.94%) Minitab
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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