The first table below looks at the demand for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 18 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 122 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.097% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.14% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £390 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1464 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.09% 71.31% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 759 941
Average daily rate £345 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.44 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire -15 5 £300 -9.09%
South Yorkshire - 2 £273 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) HACMP
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) TQM
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) DMAIC
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware