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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 517 503 500
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 105 117 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 67
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £576 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.71 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.71 £21.56
% change year-on-year
- +121.34%
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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -19 43 £450 -10.00% 10
South East +23 32 £450 +17.87% 1
East Midlands +9 10 £425 -19.04% 2
North West -14 5 £300 -25.00% 3
South West -10 4 £450 - 1
West Midlands -22 4 £575 +85.48% 3
East of England - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -2 2 £413 +30.95% 3
Midlands - 1 £450 -
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 50 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (23.90%) ITIL
4 46 (22.44%) Finance
5 41 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 33 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (16.10%) Project Management
7 31 (15.12%) Business Analysis
8 30 (14.63%) SAP
9 29 (14.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 28 (13.66%) Change Management
11 26 (12.68%) PRINCE2
12 24 (11.71%) Service Management
13 23 (11.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 22 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (10.24%) ISEB
15 21 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (9.76%) MS Visio
17 19 (9.27%) MS Office
17 19 (9.27%) Security Cleared
18 18 (8.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 18 (8.78%) UML
18 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
19 17 (8.29%) Microsoft
19 17 (8.29%) SAP Certification
20 16 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (7.80%) MS Excel
20 16 (7.80%) Workflow
20 16 (7.80%) Manufacturing
21 15 (7.32%) FMCG

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 (2.44%) Apache
1 5 (2.44%) CMS
1 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.27%) MS Office
3 16 (7.80%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.32%) SAP SRM
2 9 (4.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 7 (3.41%) SAP MDM
4 5 (2.44%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.98%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.98%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.98%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) Firewall
1 10 (4.88%) LAN
2 8 (3.90%) WAN
3 7 (3.41%) VPN
4 6 (2.93%) Broadband
4 6 (2.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) DMZ
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) MVNO
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.37%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.95%) Data Mart
2 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.95%) DataStage
2 4 (1.95%) OLAP
3 2 (0.98%) Big Data
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Toad
2 1 (0.49%) VersionOne
General
1 46 (22.44%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.32%) Banking
5 14 (6.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.93%) Retail
7 4 (1.95%) Back Office
8 3 (1.46%) Legal
8 3 (1.46%) Local Government
9 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (39.02%) Analyst
2 47 (22.93%) Business Analyst
3 41 (20.00%) Consultant
4 27 (13.17%) Process Analyst
5 21 (10.24%) SAP Consultant
6 13 (6.34%) Business Process Analyst
6 13 (6.34%) Service Manager
7 10 (4.88%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (4.39%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 9 (4.39%) Six Sigma Consultant
9 8 (3.90%) Change Manager
9 8 (3.90%) Lean Consultant
9 8 (3.90%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 7 (3.41%) Business Manager
10 7 (3.41%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Service Transition Manager
10 7 (3.41%) Transition Manager
10 7 (3.41%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) Middleware
2 5 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 5 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.32%) FMCG
3 9 (4.39%) HACMP
4 8 (3.90%) User Experience
5 7 (3.41%) Frameworx
6 6 (2.93%) Digital TV
6 6 (2.93%) Statistics
7 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.46%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) Economics
8 2 (0.98%) Fintech
8 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) Animation
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.39%) AIX
1 9 (4.39%) Solaris
1 9 (4.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 50 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (23.90%) ITIL
4 41 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 33 (16.10%) Project Management
6 31 (15.12%) Business Analysis
7 28 (13.66%) Change Management
8 26 (12.68%) PRINCE2
9 24 (11.71%) Service Management
10 22 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (8.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 18 (8.78%) UML
13 16 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.80%) Workflow
14 15 (7.32%) BPMN
15 14 (6.83%) Procure-to-Pay
16 13 (6.34%) BPR
16 13 (6.34%) Coaching
16 13 (6.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 5 (2.44%) SQL
2 2 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (14.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 23 (11.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 21 (10.24%) ISEB
4 19 (9.27%) Security Cleared
5 17 (8.29%) SAP Certification
6 15 (7.32%) Degree
7 9 (4.39%) CBAP
7 9 (4.39%) IBM AIX Certification
8 7 (3.41%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (3.41%) CITP
8 7 (3.41%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.49%) APMP
14 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.93%) SLA
3 5 (2.44%) COBIT
4 4 (1.95%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.46%) MiFID
5 3 (1.46%) P3O
6 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.49%) EFQM
7 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) GPFS
2 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (14.63%) SAP
2 17 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.39%) Cognos
3 9 (4.39%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.90%) IBM
5 7 (3.41%) Minitab
5 7 (3.41%) OpenText
5 7 (3.41%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.44%) Tableau
6 5 (2.44%) VMware
7 4 (1.95%) Informatica
8 2 (0.98%) Cisco
8 2 (0.98%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.98%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.49%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.49%) ESRI
9 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.49%) Palo Alto
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