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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 545 480 521
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +41
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 98 131 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 97 67
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £361 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £644 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £31.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.70 -

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 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
England -46 87 £450 -4.86% 25
London -15 27 £500 - 15
South East -31 20 £450 +1.12% 3
East Midlands +9 12 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +5 11 £450 +2.85% 3
Scotland -8 11 £400 -6.97%
Northampton +4 9 £400 -23.80%
Northamptonshire +1 9 £400 -11.11%
Hampshire -2 9 £388 +7.34% 2
Edinburgh -5 9 £400 -
Berkshire -1 6 £525 +23.16% 1
North East -41 6 £420 +5.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £420 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £420 -
York - 6 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £394 -
West Midlands -16 4 £600 +50.00%
City of London +36 3 £550 +10.00% 6
South Yorkshire -1 3 £350 -41.66% 1
Wiltshire -2 3 £450 -14.28%
South West -9 3 £450 -14.28% 2
Reading - 3 £463 -
East of England +5 2 £650 +4.00% 1
West Yorkshire +2 2 £525 +23.52% 1
Hook -4 2 £361 - 1
Corsham -5 2 £425 -19.04%
Warwickshire -6 2 £600 +50.00%
Manchester -17 2 £401 -15.52% 1
North West -30 2 £401 -2.72% 1

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 202 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 45 (22.28%) Finance
3 42 (20.79%) ITIL
4 41 (20.30%) Process Improvement
5 37 (18.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 37 (18.32%) Project Management
6 34 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (12.87%) Service Management
7 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (11.88%) SAP
8 24 (11.88%) PRINCE2
9 23 (11.39%) Change Management
10 22 (10.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 22 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (10.89%) Banking
11 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (9.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (9.90%) Workflow
13 19 (9.41%) Business Analysis
14 18 (8.91%) Security Cleared
14 18 (8.91%) Coaching
15 17 (8.42%) Telecoms
16 16 (7.92%) SAP Certification
17 15 (7.43%) Configuration Management
17 15 (7.43%) MS Visio
17 15 (7.43%) ITSM
17 15 (7.43%) FMCG
18 14 (6.93%) Business Process Improvement
18 14 (6.93%) Degree
18 14 (6.93%) MS Excel

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 (2.48%) Apache
1 5 (2.48%) CMS
2 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.43%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.95%) MS Office
4 6 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.47%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 7 (3.47%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.48%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.49%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.99%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.99%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.44%) Firewall
1 13 (6.44%) LAN
2 11 (5.45%) VPN
2 11 (5.45%) WAN
3 2 (0.99%) Broadband
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.94%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.99%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.50%) GIS
3 1 (0.50%) MS Access
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.50%) Maven
1 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.50%) Subversion
1 1 (0.50%) VersionOne
General
1 45 (22.28%) Finance
2 22 (10.89%) Banking
3 17 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.94%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.97%) Retail
7 4 (1.98%) Back Office
7 4 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.99%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Military
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (36.14%) Analyst
2 41 (20.30%) Business Analyst
2 41 (20.30%) Consultant
3 31 (15.35%) Process Analyst
4 20 (9.90%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (6.93%) Functional Consultant
6 12 (5.94%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 11 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.95%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Business Process Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.46%) Six Sigma Consultant
10 8 (3.96%) Architect
10 8 (3.96%) Change Manager
10 8 (3.96%) Lean Consultant
10 8 (3.96%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.47%) Agile Coach
11 7 (3.47%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.47%) SAP SRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.44%) Middleware
2 5 (2.48%) AngularJS
2 5 (2.48%) XML
3 2 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.43%) FMCG
3 13 (6.44%) HACMP
4 7 (3.47%) Frameworx
4 7 (3.47%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.97%) Statistics
5 6 (2.97%) User Experience
6 5 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.99%) DTV
8 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) PMI
9 1 (0.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.44%) AIX
1 13 (6.44%) Solaris
1 13 (6.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 42 (20.79%) ITIL
3 41 (20.30%) Process Improvement
4 37 (18.32%) Project Management
5 34 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (12.87%) Service Management
7 24 (11.88%) PRINCE2
8 23 (11.39%) Change Management
9 22 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (9.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (9.90%) Workflow
12 19 (9.41%) Business Analysis
13 18 (8.91%) Coaching
14 15 (7.43%) Configuration Management
14 15 (7.43%) ITSM
15 14 (6.93%) BPR
15 14 (6.93%) Business Process Improvement
16 13 (6.44%) High Availability
16 13 (6.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.49%) SQL
3 1 (0.50%) C
3 1 (0.50%) MapBasic
3 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (18.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 22 (10.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 18 (8.91%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.92%) SAP Certification
5 14 (6.93%) Degree
5 14 (6.93%) ISEB
6 13 (6.44%) IBM AIX Certification
7 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.47%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 6 (2.97%) CBAP
9 4 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.99%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.99%) CITP
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.99%) MCP
11 2 (0.99%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.48%) COBIT
2 5 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) P3O
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.50%) EMIR
5 1 (0.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (6.44%) GPFS
2 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (11.88%) SAP
2 13 (6.44%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.45%) IBM
4 8 (3.96%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.47%) Minitab
6 5 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.48%) OpenText
6 5 (2.48%) VMware
7 2 (0.99%) Avaya
7 2 (0.99%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco
8 1 (0.50%) CollabNet
8 1 (0.50%) ESRI
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.50%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.50%) Motorola
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle
8 1 (0.50%) Tableau
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