The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 West Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 116 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% - 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1243 1424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.04% 68.26% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 592 673
Average daily rate £375 £341 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 89 66
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +64.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
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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

Lean Six Sigma
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
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 23 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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Walsall - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
4 1 (25.00%) Minitab
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) TQM
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Process Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) TQM
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Minitab