The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 143 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.042% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.061% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (28.57%) DMAIC
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) ERwin
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) RPG
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) DMAIC
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) RPG
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) RPG/400
1 1 (14.29%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft