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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
England / South West
Rank 133 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.24% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.29% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2240 2381 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 80.99% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1621 1614
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 82
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Wiltshire +1 4 £475 +5.55%
Somerset +3 2 £425 -
Bristol 0 1 £275 -31.67% 1
Lean Six Sigma
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 18 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 15 (83.33%) Process Improvement
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 10 (55.56%) DMAIC
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (5.56%) Retail
7 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) BPR
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Broadband
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
7 1 (5.56%) APMP
7 1 (5.56%) Business Process 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Broadband
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Process Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Process Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Process Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Process Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Change Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 15 (83.33%) Process Improvement
3 10 (55.56%) DMAIC
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.56%) BPR
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft