The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 118 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.085% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
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£380 £391 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -7.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1740 1653 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.98% 74.43% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 905 1053
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 51
Average hourly rate £15.69 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 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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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
West Yorkshire 0 2 £380 -14.60%
South Yorkshire - - - -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix