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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 132 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £444 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.35 -
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
2288 2436 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 77.85% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1578 1576
Median daily rate £388 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 108
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% +9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Cornwall - 1 - -
Lean Six Sigma
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 South West region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 10 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (20.00%) Billing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Robotics
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Change Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Change Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CBAP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt