The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 243 261 232
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 24 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 11
Median daily rate £406 £361 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £361 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +138.55%
Lean Six Sigma
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7164 7766 7125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.72% 79.33% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 4779 3989
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 266
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Berkshire +14 10 £381 - 1
Hampshire +5 7 £361 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £450 - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 45 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 20 (44.44%) ITIL
3 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.11%) Service Management
5 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) Business Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) BPMN
8 9 (20.00%) UML
8 9 (20.00%) BPR
8 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.00%) ISEB
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) ISO 9001
9 8 (17.78%) Process Improvement
10 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
10 7 (15.56%) Frameworx
10 7 (15.56%) Digital TV
10 7 (15.56%) Broadband
10 7 (15.56%) Internet
10 7 (15.56%) MS Office
11 6 (13.33%) Workflow
11 6 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) ITSM

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Travel Management
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Broadband
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Mart
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.89%) DataStage
1 4 (8.89%) OLAP
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Toad
General
1 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Service Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Service Transition Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Transition Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) OSS Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) UML Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Improvement Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Lean Practitioner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Digital TV
1 7 (15.56%) Frameworx
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) SCADA
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 20 (44.44%) ITIL
3 14 (31.11%) Service Management
3 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (24.44%) Business Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) BPMN
6 9 (20.00%) BPR
6 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.00%) UML
7 8 (17.78%) Process Improvement
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
10 5 (11.11%) CRM
10 5 (11.11%) ERP
10 5 (11.11%) ITSM
10 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Inmon Methodology
11 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.89%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) ISO 9001
2 7 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.89%) Solvency II
4 2 (4.44%) MiFID
5 1 (2.22%) EFQM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Cognos
2 4 (8.89%) Informatica
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.22%) Motorola
4 1 (2.22%) SAP