The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
England / North West
Rank 124 147 139
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £403 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +11 4 £419 +24.07% 1
Merseyside +1 2 £500 +81.81%
Cumbria - 1 £340 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 14 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Process Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Service Design
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Process Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Improvement Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Process Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
6 2 (14.29%) Process Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt