The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 137 147 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.093% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2432 2428 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.88% 75.08% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1607 1163
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 107 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 3 £403 -
Somerset - 3 - -
Wiltshire -4 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 8 (38.10%) MS Access
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (28.57%) VBA
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) Time Management
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) DMAIC
8 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 3 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 2 (9.52%) Billing
9 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MS Access
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) VBA Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lean Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Mortgage Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) XHTML
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
4 3 (14.29%) DMAIC
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) CBAP
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle