The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 529 489 498
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 92 123 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 94 62
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £361 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £636 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.70 -
Lean Six Sigma
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Lean Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in England

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 31 £500 - 16
South East -19 20 £450 +1.12% 2
East Midlands +10 12 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +14 11 £450 +2.85% 3
North East -42 6 £420 +5.00%
West Midlands -4 4 £600 +50.00% 1
South West -10 4 £450 -14.28% 2
East of England +11 2 £650 +4.00%
North West -37 2 £401 -2.72% 2
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 188 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 42 (22.34%) ITIL
3 41 (21.81%) Finance
4 39 (20.74%) Process Improvement
5 34 (18.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 33 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (17.02%) Project Management
8 26 (13.83%) Service Management
8 26 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (13.30%) PRINCE2
10 24 (12.77%) SAP
11 23 (12.23%) Change Management
12 20 (10.64%) Workflow
12 20 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (10.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 20 (10.64%) Banking
13 19 (10.11%) Business Analysis
13 19 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
15 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
15 16 (8.51%) SAP Certification
16 15 (7.98%) Configuration Management
16 15 (7.98%) MS Visio
16 15 (7.98%) ITSM
16 15 (7.98%) FMCG
17 14 (7.45%) Business Process Improvement
17 14 (7.45%) Degree
17 14 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (7.45%) MS Excel
17 14 (7.45%) BPR

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.66%) Apache
1 5 (2.66%) CMS
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.32%) MS Office
4 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 7 (3.72%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.66%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.60%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.06%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (1.06%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.91%) Firewall
1 13 (6.91%) LAN
2 11 (5.85%) VPN
2 11 (5.85%) WAN
3 2 (1.06%) Broadband
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.38%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.53%) GIS
3 1 (0.53%) MS Access
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.53%) Maven
1 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.53%) Subversion
1 1 (0.53%) VersionOne
General
1 41 (21.81%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Banking
3 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.19%) Retail
7 4 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
9 2 (1.06%) Billing
9 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.06%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.53%) Military
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (36.17%) Analyst
2 40 (21.28%) Consultant
3 39 (20.74%) Business Analyst
4 29 (15.43%) Process Analyst
5 20 (10.64%) SAP Consultant
6 14 (7.45%) Functional Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 10 (5.32%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.26%) Architect
10 8 (4.26%) Business Process Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Change Manager
10 8 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Six Sigma Consultant
11 7 (3.72%) Lean Consultant
11 7 (3.72%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.72%) SAP SRM Consultant
11 7 (3.72%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Process Improvement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.91%) Middleware
2 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
2 5 (2.66%) XML
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) FMCG
3 13 (6.91%) HACMP
4 7 (3.72%) Frameworx
5 6 (3.19%) Statistics
5 6 (3.19%) User Experience
6 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) DTV
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.06%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Economics
9 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.91%) AIX
1 13 (6.91%) Solaris
1 13 (6.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 42 (22.34%) ITIL
3 39 (20.74%) Process Improvement
4 33 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (17.02%) Project Management
6 26 (13.83%) Service Management
7 25 (13.30%) PRINCE2
8 23 (12.23%) Change Management
9 20 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 20 (10.64%) Workflow
10 19 (10.11%) Business Analysis
10 19 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (7.98%) Configuration Management
11 15 (7.98%) ITSM
12 14 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (7.45%) BPR
12 14 (7.45%) Business Process Improvement
12 14 (7.45%) Coaching
13 13 (6.91%) Business Transformation
13 13 (6.91%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.53%) C
3 1 (0.53%) MapBasic
3 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 20 (10.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.51%) SAP Certification
5 14 (7.45%) Degree
5 14 (7.45%) ISEB
6 13 (6.91%) IBM AIX Certification
7 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.72%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 6 (3.19%) CBAP
9 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.06%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (1.06%) CITP
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.06%) MCP
11 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) COBIT
1 5 (2.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) P3O
3 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.53%) EMIR
4 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) GPFS
2 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (12.77%) SAP
2 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.85%) IBM
4 8 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.72%) Minitab
6 5 (2.66%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.66%) OpenText
6 5 (2.66%) VMware
7 2 (1.06%) Avaya
7 2 (1.06%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) CollabNet
8 1 (0.53%) ESRI
8 1 (0.53%) FNZ
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.53%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.53%) Motorola
8 1 (0.53%) Tableau
8 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
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