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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
UK
Rank 497 523 513
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 103 95 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 52
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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
England +30 93 £475 +5.55% 10
London +15 53 £525 +5.00% 5
City of London -10 12 £475 -24.00% 1
South West +9 9 £475 +5.55% 2
Scotland +26 8 £500 - 1
North West +19 7 £403 +34.16%
South East +17 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +12 6 £425 -12.37% 1
Swindon +5 6 £475 +5.55%
Wiltshire +5 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Edinburgh +16 4 £538 - 1
East Midlands +2 4 £500 +31.14% 1
West Midlands -2 4 £475 +14.45%
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Manchester +13 3 £419 +24.07%
Somerset +9 3 £425 -
Berkshire +5 3 - -
Birmingham -2 3 £475 +14.45%
West Yorkshire +14 2 £425 -12.37%
Leeds +4 2 £425 +23.18%
Merseyside +1 2 £500 +81.81%
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Bath - 2 - -
Bradford +15 1 £425 -
Glasgow +8 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
Brentford +6 1 - -

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 199 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 80 (40.20%) Finance
3 67 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (29.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (29.15%) Process Improvement
5 43 (21.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 41 (20.60%) Change Management
7 40 (20.10%) Business Analysis
8 38 (19.10%) ITIL
9 37 (18.59%) Project Management
10 35 (17.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 33 (16.58%) ERP
12 29 (14.57%) Banking
13 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (13.07%) Coaching
14 26 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (12.56%) ISEB
16 24 (12.06%) UML
16 24 (12.06%) Retail
17 23 (11.56%) SAP
17 23 (11.56%) Target Operating Model
18 20 (10.05%) Waterfall
19 19 (9.55%) PRINCE2
20 18 (9.05%) MS Visio
20 18 (9.05%) Data Modelling
20 18 (9.05%) Microsoft
20 18 (9.05%) Security Cleared
21 17 (8.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
22 16 (8.04%) CBAP
23 15 (7.54%) Logistics

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 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (9.05%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.54%) MS Office
3 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.51%) MS Project
5 4 (2.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.03%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.01%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (1.51%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.51%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.01%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.50%) HFM
5 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.50%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) Broadband
2 2 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (1.01%) Data Mart
1 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.01%) DataStage
1 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) Big Data
2 1 (0.50%) DB2
2 1 (0.50%) EDMS
2 1 (0.50%) Essbase
2 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Toad
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 80 (40.20%) Finance
2 29 (14.57%) Banking
3 24 (12.06%) Retail
4 11 (5.53%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.53%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.02%) Legal
5 6 (3.02%) Marketing
6 5 (2.51%) Back Office
6 5 (2.51%) Local Government
7 4 (2.01%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.51%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.01%) Automotive
9 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (47.74%) Analyst
2 60 (30.15%) Business Analyst
3 37 (18.59%) Process Analyst
4 22 (11.06%) Business Manager
5 20 (10.05%) Consultant
6 12 (6.03%) Data Manager
6 12 (6.03%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.53%) Business Process Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) Architect
8 10 (5.03%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) Process Consultant
9 8 (4.02%) Change Manager
10 7 (3.52%) Business Change Manager
10 7 (3.52%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.02%) Agile Coach
11 6 (3.02%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) Regulatory Business Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.52%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.02%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.02%) Fintech
4 6 (3.02%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.01%) FMCG
5 4 (2.01%) User Experience
6 3 (1.51%) Blog
6 3 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.01%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.01%) Frameworx
7 2 (1.01%) SCADA
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.50%) PMI
8 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 67 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (29.15%) Process Improvement
3 58 (29.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (21.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 41 (20.60%) Change Management
6 40 (20.10%) Business Analysis
7 38 (19.10%) ITIL
8 37 (18.59%) Project Management
9 33 (16.58%) ERP
10 26 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (13.07%) Coaching
11 24 (12.06%) UML
12 23 (11.56%) Target Operating Model
13 20 (10.05%) Waterfall
14 19 (9.55%) PRINCE2
15 18 (9.05%) Data Modelling
16 15 (7.54%) Logistics
16 15 (7.54%) Process Management
16 15 (7.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.03%) C
2 2 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (17.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 25 (12.56%) ISEB
3 18 (9.05%) Security Cleared
4 17 (8.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 16 (8.04%) CBAP
6 13 (6.53%) Degree
6 13 (6.53%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.03%) Chartered Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) CITP
8 7 (3.52%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.51%) PMP
10 2 (1.01%) SAP Certification
10 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) MiFID
2 8 (4.02%) Basel III
3 6 (3.02%) PMBOK
4 4 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.01%) QA
5 3 (1.51%) GDPR
6 2 (1.01%) COBIT
6 2 (1.01%) GxP
6 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.01%) SLA
7 1 (0.50%) EFQM
7 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 23 (11.56%) SAP
2 18 (9.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.04%) Cognos
4 13 (6.53%) Tableau
5 7 (3.52%) IBM
6 4 (2.01%) Blue Prism
6 4 (2.01%) Pega
7 3 (1.51%) Baan
8 2 (1.01%) Informatica
8 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle
8 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.50%) Canon
9 1 (0.50%) FNZ
9 1 (0.50%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.50%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.50%) WorldPay
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