The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 552 554 490
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -64
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 109 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 78
Median daily rate £450 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £378 £405
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £47.71 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +138.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +138.55%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK.

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +10 103 £450 +5.88% 22
London +6 48 £450 -8.62% 9
South East +25 23 £406 +12.32% 2
City of London +40 13 £358 -26.66% 5
Berkshire +10 9 £381 - 1
East Midlands +4 9 £450 -16.27% 2
North West +15 8 £263 -37.50% 2
Hampshire +2 7 £361 -
Manchester -6 7 £225 -39.59% 2
Scotland +11 6 £450 - 2
Edinburgh +3 6 £450 -5.26% 2
Derbyshire - 6 £450 -
Hook +2 5 £361 -
West Midlands -33 5 £600 +67.83% 3
Slough +8 4 £313 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
East of England - 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire +4 3 £450 -14.28%
South West +4 3 £450 -
Derby - 3 - -
Warwickshire -6 2 £575 -
Birmingham - 2 £650 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £413 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Nottingham - 2 £413 - 1
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £413 -
Swindon +7 1 - -
Northampton +2 1 £375 -28.57% 1

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 209 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 53 (25.36%) Finance
3 49 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (22.97%) ITIL
5 39 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (18.66%) Process Improvement
6 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (16.75%) Project Management
7 34 (16.27%) Business Analysis
7 34 (16.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 31 (14.83%) Change Management
9 27 (12.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (11.96%) PRINCE2
11 24 (11.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 23 (11.00%) ISEB
13 22 (10.53%) Service Management
14 21 (10.05%) SAP
14 21 (10.05%) Security Cleared
15 20 (9.57%) Banking
15 20 (9.57%) MS Office
16 19 (9.09%) UML
16 19 (9.09%) MS Visio
16 19 (9.09%) Telecoms
16 19 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
18 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (7.66%) Coaching
19 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
19 15 (7.18%) BPMN
20 13 (6.22%) Degree

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (2.39%) Apache
1 5 (2.39%) CMS
1 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (9.57%) MS Office
2 19 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) SAP SRM
2 6 (2.87%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 6 (2.87%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.91%) SAP MDM
4 3 (1.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.96%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.96%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.48%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) Broadband
1 7 (3.35%) Internet
1 7 (3.35%) LAN
2 5 (2.39%) Firewall
2 5 (2.39%) WAN
3 4 (1.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.48%) DMZ
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) MVNO
4 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.91%) Data Mart
2 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.91%) DataStage
2 4 (1.91%) OLAP
3 2 (0.96%) Big Data
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Toad
General
1 53 (25.36%) Finance
2 20 (9.57%) Banking
3 19 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (5.74%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.91%) Back Office
6 4 (1.91%) Legal
6 4 (1.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Military
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (41.15%) Analyst
2 54 (25.84%) Business Analyst
3 31 (14.83%) Consultant
4 27 (12.92%) Process Analyst
5 16 (7.66%) Service Manager
6 13 (6.22%) Business Process Analyst
7 12 (5.74%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.78%) Agile Coach
9 9 (4.31%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.31%) Service Transition Manager
9 9 (4.31%) Six Sigma Consultant
9 9 (4.31%) Transition Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Change Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Lean Consultant
11 7 (3.35%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 7 (3.35%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 7 (3.35%) Process Improvement Analyst
12 6 (2.87%) Data Manager
12 6 (2.87%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) AngularJS
1 5 (2.39%) XML
2 4 (1.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.31%) FMCG
3 8 (3.83%) Performance Metrics
3 8 (3.83%) User Experience
4 7 (3.35%) Digital TV
4 7 (3.35%) Frameworx
5 5 (2.39%) Statistics
6 4 (1.91%) HACMP
6 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Fintech
7 3 (1.44%) NHS
8 2 (0.96%) Blog
8 2 (0.96%) Economics
8 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.96%) SCADA
8 2 (0.96%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.91%) AIX
1 4 (1.91%) Solaris
1 4 (1.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 49 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (22.97%) ITIL
4 39 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.66%) Process Improvement
5 35 (16.75%) Project Management
6 34 (16.27%) Business Analysis
7 31 (14.83%) Change Management
8 27 (12.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (11.96%) PRINCE2
10 22 (10.53%) Service Management
11 19 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 19 (9.09%) UML
12 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.66%) Coaching
13 15 (7.18%) BPMN
14 13 (6.22%) Business Process Improvement
14 13 (6.22%) ITSM
15 12 (5.74%) BPR
16 11 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.91%) C
2 4 (1.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (16.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 24 (11.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 23 (11.00%) ISEB
4 21 (10.05%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.22%) Degree
6 11 (5.26%) SAP Certification
7 10 (4.78%) CBAP
8 8 (3.83%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.35%) Chartered Engineer
9 7 (3.35%) CITP
9 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.39%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 4 (1.91%) IBM AIX Certification
11 4 (1.91%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.48%) APMP
14 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (3.83%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.87%) SLA
4 5 (2.39%) COBIT
5 4 (1.91%) MiFID
5 4 (1.91%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.44%) P3O
7 1 (0.48%) EFQM
7 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.91%) GPFS
Vendors
1 21 (10.05%) SAP
2 18 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) Cognos
4 9 (4.31%) IBM
5 7 (3.35%) Minitab
5 7 (3.35%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.87%) Tableau
7 5 (2.39%) VMware
8 4 (1.91%) Informatica
8 4 (1.91%) OpenText
8 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.44%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.44%) Pega
10 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.96%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco
11 1 (0.48%) ESRI
11 1 (0.48%) Juniper
11 1 (0.48%) Motorola
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