The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 487 512 464
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -48
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 125 82 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 60 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £449 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £283 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.35 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 - £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.83 - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK.

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
England +29 118 £450 -5.26% 32
London 0 38 £450 -14.28% 9
South East +13 32 £450 -16.27% 6
Hampshire +3 14 £361 -31.23% 1
East Midlands -1 13 £450 - 4
North West -9 13 £450 +10.70% 5
Northamptonshire +3 11 £450 -18.18% 1
Hook 0 9 £361 +0.27% 1
Yorkshire -6 9 £425 +44.06% 2
City of London +17 7 £473 -8.59% 5
West Yorkshire +2 7 £380 +26.66%
Northampton -1 6 £450 -18.18% 1
Leeds - 6 £403 -
South West +8 5 £434 -0.74% 3
Scotland -3 5 £465 +36.06%
East Sussex -6 5 £435 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £665 - 1
Brighton - 5 £435 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
East of England +9 4 £625 +56.25% 2
West Midlands -12 4 £400 - 1
Surrey - 4 - -
Cumbria - 4 £350 - 2
Staines - 4 - -
Glasgow 0 3 - -
Hertfordshire -1 3 £625 +56.25%
Berkshire -5 3 £450 -35.71%
Manchester -18 3 £475 +16.85% 3
Warrington - 3 £438 -
Wiltshire +10 2 £444 +2.84%

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 88 (41.51%) Finance
3 54 (25.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 43 (20.28%) Project Management
5 39 (18.40%) PRINCE2
6 35 (16.51%) MS Visio
6 35 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (15.09%) Banking
8 31 (14.62%) ITIL
9 30 (14.15%) SAP
9 30 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (13.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 25 (11.79%) Change Management
12 23 (10.85%) Business Transformation
13 22 (10.38%) Coaching
13 22 (10.38%) Process Improvement
14 20 (9.43%) BPMN
14 20 (9.43%) Degree
14 20 (9.43%) Service Management
14 20 (9.43%) MS Excel
15 19 (8.96%) Telecoms
15 19 (8.96%) Legal
16 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
16 18 (8.49%) SAP Certification
16 18 (8.49%) PMI Certification
17 17 (8.02%) MS Office
17 17 (8.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 16 (7.55%) FMCG
18 16 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
18 16 (7.55%) Business Analysis

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.89%) Documentum
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (16.51%) MS Visio
2 20 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 17 (8.02%) MS Office
4 16 (7.55%) MS Project
4 16 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) SAP FI-AP
2 3 (1.42%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.94%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Travel Management
4 1 (0.47%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) Broadband
1 7 (3.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) ATM
2 2 (0.94%) LAN
2 2 (0.94%) WAN
2 2 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.83%) SAP BW
2 5 (2.36%) EDMS
3 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.94%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.47%) LSMW
General
1 88 (41.51%) Finance
2 32 (15.09%) Banking
3 19 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.96%) Legal
4 16 (7.55%) Law
5 15 (7.08%) Manufacturing
6 13 (6.13%) Retail
7 12 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.77%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.89%) Marketing
9 4 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.42%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.42%) Front Office
10 3 (1.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (31.13%) Analyst
2 50 (23.58%) Business Analyst
3 40 (18.87%) Consultant
4 26 (12.26%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
6 16 (7.55%) Process Analyst
7 12 (5.66%) Business Process Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Architect
9 10 (4.72%) Functional Consultant
9 10 (4.72%) Service Manager
9 10 (4.72%) Change Manager
10 8 (3.77%) Process Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.30%) Transition Manager
11 7 (3.30%) Business Architect
11 7 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Service Transition Manager
12 6 (2.83%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) Middleware
2 1 (0.47%) BAPI
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ALE
2 1 (0.47%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.55%) FMCG
3 8 (3.77%) PMI
4 7 (3.30%) DTV
5 5 (2.36%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.89%) NHS
7 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) HACMP
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.94%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.94%) UNIX
1 2 (0.94%) AIX
1 2 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 54 (25.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 43 (20.28%) Project Management
4 39 (18.40%) PRINCE2
5 35 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (14.62%) ITIL
7 25 (11.79%) Change Management
8 23 (10.85%) Business Transformation
9 22 (10.38%) Coaching
9 22 (10.38%) Process Improvement
10 20 (9.43%) BPMN
10 20 (9.43%) Service Management
11 16 (7.55%) Workflow
11 16 (7.55%) Business Analysis
12 15 (7.08%) ERP
13 14 (6.60%) Programme Management
14 13 (6.13%) Process Management
15 12 (5.66%) Service Delivery
15 12 (5.66%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.42%) C
2 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (13.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 20 (9.43%) Degree
3 18 (8.49%) SAP Certification
3 18 (8.49%) PMI Certification
4 17 (8.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 15 (7.08%) PMP
6 11 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.77%) APMP
7 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 5 (2.36%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 5 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.89%) MCTS
10 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.94%) IBM AIX Certification
11 2 (0.94%) MBA
12 1 (0.47%) ACCA
12 1 (0.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.36%) P3O
4 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.94%) QA
5 2 (0.94%) SLA
6 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) GPFS
Vendors
1 30 (14.15%) SAP
2 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.83%) IBM
4 4 (1.89%) OpenText
5 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Casewise
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle
6 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £414.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £380 - 450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 26 days ago