The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 135 102 131
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.60% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £380 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.12% +89.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1512 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.62% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 974 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 67 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Lean Six Sigma
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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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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
Wiltshire -2 6 £438 - 1
Lean Six Sigma
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (40.00%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) DMAIC
6 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 1 (6.67%) BPR
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) ATM

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Improvement Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Process Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Business Change Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (40.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) DMAIC
4 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
5 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
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