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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 528 535 531
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 102 109 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 70
Median daily rate £475 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £279 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.71 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.71 -

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
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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 +28 100 £475 +14.45% 10
London +10 50 £525 +5.00% 3
South East +26 11 £361 +8.98% 1
City of London +5 11 £550 +25.71%
South West +10 10 £463 +15.62%
Yorkshire +19 7 £425 +23.18% 1
Swindon +2 7 £475 +18.75%
Wiltshire +1 7 £475 +18.75%
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Hampshire +24 4 £361 +31.27%
Berkshire +8 4 - -
East Midlands +1 4 £493 - 1
North West 0 4 £340 +4.61% 2
West Midlands -20 4 £475 +31.03% 1
Midlands - 4 £750 -
Sheffield - 4 £450 -
Slough +5 3 - -
Manchester +3 3 - - 2
Birmingham -5 3 £475 +14.45%
West Yorkshire +24 2 £425 +23.18% 1
Leeds +18 2 £425 +23.18% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £360 -
Somerset +23 1 - -
Bradford +17 1 £425 -
Cumbria +12 1 £340 +4.61%
Brentford +10 1 - -
Bristol +8 1 £403 -10.55%

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 83 (39.15%) Finance
3 62 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (26.89%) Process Improvement
6 44 (20.75%) Business Analysis
7 43 (20.28%) ITIL
8 41 (19.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (16.04%) Change Management
11 32 (15.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 30 (14.15%) Banking
12 30 (14.15%) ERP
12 30 (14.15%) ISEB
13 28 (13.21%) Project Management
13 28 (13.21%) SAP
14 25 (11.79%) PRINCE2
14 25 (11.79%) UML
14 25 (11.79%) Retail
15 24 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (11.32%) Coaching
16 22 (10.38%) Microsoft
17 20 (9.43%) MS Visio
17 20 (9.43%) Target Operating Model
17 20 (9.43%) CBAP
17 20 (9.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 20 (9.43%) Waterfall
18 19 (8.96%) Security Cleared
18 19 (8.96%) MS Office
19 17 (8.02%) Cognos

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 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (9.43%) MS Visio
2 19 (8.96%) MS Office
3 6 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.47%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 11 (5.19%) SAP ERP
2 8 (3.77%) SAP SRM
3 6 (2.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (1.42%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.42%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.94%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.94%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.94%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.47%) HFM
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) Broadband
1 5 (2.36%) Internet
2 4 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) DMZ
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.83%) Data Mart
1 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (2.83%) DataStage
2 4 (1.89%) OLAP
3 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Toad
General
1 83 (39.15%) Finance
2 30 (14.15%) Banking
3 25 (11.79%) Retail
4 17 (8.02%) Manufacturing
5 16 (7.55%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.83%) Legal
7 6 (2.83%) Marketing
8 5 (2.36%) Local Government
9 4 (1.89%) Back Office
9 4 (1.89%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.42%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.94%) Automotive
11 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.94%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (47.64%) Analyst
2 64 (30.19%) Business Analyst
3 35 (16.51%) Process Analyst
4 27 (12.74%) Consultant
5 16 (7.55%) Business Manager
6 13 (6.13%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.13%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (5.66%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Architect
8 11 (5.19%) Business Process Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Data Manager
9 9 (4.25%) Process Consultant
9 9 (4.25%) Service Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 7 (3.30%) Service Transition Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Transition Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Change Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (2.83%) Process Improvement Analyst
12 5 (2.36%) Business Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.25%) Market Risk
4 8 (3.77%) FMCG
5 6 (2.83%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.36%) Digital TV
7 4 (1.89%) Fintech
7 4 (1.89%) User Experience
8 3 (1.42%) Blog
8 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.42%) SCADA
8 3 (1.42%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.94%) Frameworx
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 62 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (26.89%) Process Improvement
5 44 (20.75%) Business Analysis
6 43 (20.28%) ITIL
7 41 (19.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (16.04%) Change Management
9 30 (14.15%) ERP
10 28 (13.21%) Project Management
11 25 (11.79%) PRINCE2
11 25 (11.79%) UML
12 24 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (11.32%) Coaching
13 20 (9.43%) Target Operating Model
13 20 (9.43%) Waterfall
14 17 (8.02%) Data Modelling
15 16 (7.55%) Use Case
16 15 (7.08%) BPMN
16 15 (7.08%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.19%) C
2 6 (2.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 30 (14.15%) ISEB
3 20 (9.43%) CBAP
3 20 (9.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 19 (8.96%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.60%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 13 (6.13%) CITP
6 13 (6.13%) Degree
7 9 (4.25%) SAP Certification
8 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.89%) PMP
9 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 3 (1.42%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) CCSP
12 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.60%) MiFID
2 8 (3.77%) Basel III
3 6 (2.83%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.89%) PMBOK
5 4 (1.89%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.42%) QA
6 3 (1.42%) SLA
7 2 (0.94%) COBIT
7 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.94%) GxP
8 1 (0.47%) EFQM
Vendors
1 28 (13.21%) SAP
2 22 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.02%) Cognos
4 12 (5.66%) Tableau
5 7 (3.30%) IBM
6 6 (2.83%) Informatica
7 4 (1.89%) Blue Prism
7 4 (1.89%) Pega
8 3 (1.42%) Baan
8 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.94%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.94%) OpenText
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle
9 2 (0.94%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.47%) Arqiva
10 1 (0.47%) Canon
10 1 (0.47%) FNZ
10 1 (0.47%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
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