The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 109 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£405 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1816 1407 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.06% 66.56% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 735 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 58 69
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Birmingham -6 2 £405 +20.89% 3
Coventry - 1 £440 -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) COBIT
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (9.09%) Drupal
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Process Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) DMAIC
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (9.09%) ACCA
4 1 (9.09%) CIMA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Minitab
2 1 (9.09%) Casewise
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
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