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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 545 547 515
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 108 116 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 81
Median daily rate £450 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £311 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £47.71 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.71 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +90.84%

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
44351 47009 44831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.10% 81.05% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29387 30697 28094
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1306 1225
Median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +13 105 £450 +16.88% 16
London +5 46 £450 -5.26% 6
South East +20 20 £361 +1.54% 1
City of London +23 14 £358 -24.73%
East Midlands +2 11 £450 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +4 9 £450 -
North West +4 8 £225 -30.76% 2
Derbyshire - 8 £450 -
South West +6 7 £463 +12.12% 1
Manchester +3 7 £224 -41.88% 2
Wiltshire +3 6 £475 +18.75%
Hampshire +6 5 £361 -
Derby - 5 - -
Swindon +7 4 £488 +21.87%
Midlands - 4 £750 -
Edinburgh +14 3 £450 -5.26%
Scotland +8 3 £450 -
Slough +3 3 £313 -
West Midlands -36 3 £650 +88.40% 2
West Sussex - 3 £398 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £400 +14.28%
Yorkshire +9 2 £345 -1.42% 2
Milton Keynes +9 2 £400 +14.28%
East of England +7 2 £463 -21.27%
South Yorkshire -3 2 £345 +18.96%
Hook -4 2 £361 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £413 -
Nottingham - 2 £413 -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Basingstoke - 2 £360 -

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 52 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (24.52%) ITIL
4 50 (24.04%) Finance
5 47 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (20.67%) Process Improvement
7 37 (17.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 36 (17.31%) Business Analysis
9 34 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (14.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (13.46%) ISEB
12 27 (12.98%) Project Management
13 26 (12.50%) Change Management
14 25 (12.02%) Telecoms
14 25 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (12.02%) UML
15 22 (10.58%) SAP
15 22 (10.58%) Security Cleared
15 22 (10.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 21 (10.10%) Banking
16 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2
16 21 (10.10%) Service Management
17 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
18 19 (9.13%) ERP
18 19 (9.13%) BPMN
19 18 (8.65%) MS Office
19 18 (8.65%) Coaching
20 17 (8.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 17 (8.17%) MS Visio
20 17 (8.17%) BPR

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 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.44%) Apache
2 3 (1.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (8.65%) MS Office
2 17 (8.17%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) SAP SRM
2 8 (3.85%) SAP ERP
3 6 (2.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (1.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.96%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (0.96%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.96%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.48%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) Broadband
1 7 (3.37%) Internet
2 5 (2.40%) Firewall
2 5 (2.40%) LAN
2 5 (2.40%) WAN
3 4 (1.92%) 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 6 (2.88%) Data Mart
1 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (2.88%) DataStage
2 4 (1.92%) OLAP
3 3 (1.44%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.96%) Big Data
4 2 (0.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Toad
General
1 50 (24.04%) Finance
2 25 (12.02%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.10%) Banking
4 17 (8.17%) Manufacturing
4 17 (8.17%) Retail
5 14 (6.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.40%) Legal
7 4 (1.92%) Local Government
7 4 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Military
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (43.75%) Analyst
2 59 (28.37%) Business Analyst
3 29 (13.94%) Process Analyst
4 28 (13.46%) Consultant
5 14 (6.73%) Business Process Analyst
6 13 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.29%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.81%) Agile Coach
8 10 (4.81%) Business Manager
9 9 (4.33%) Service Transition Manager
9 9 (4.33%) Transition Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Data Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Six Sigma Consultant
11 7 (3.37%) Architect
11 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Lean Consultant
12 6 (2.88%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.92%) Middleware
2 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.33%) FMCG
2 9 (4.33%) Frameworx
3 8 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (3.37%) Digital TV
5 6 (2.88%) User Experience
6 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.92%) HACMP
8 3 (1.44%) Blog
8 3 (1.44%) Fintech
8 3 (1.44%) SCADA
9 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.96%) NHS
9 2 (0.96%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.48%) Animation
10 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.48%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.92%) AIX
1 4 (1.92%) Solaris
1 4 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 52 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (24.52%) ITIL
4 47 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (20.67%) Process Improvement
6 36 (17.31%) Business Analysis
7 31 (14.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (12.98%) Project Management
9 26 (12.50%) Change Management
10 25 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (12.02%) UML
11 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2
11 21 (10.10%) Service Management
12 19 (9.13%) BPMN
12 19 (9.13%) ERP
13 18 (8.65%) Coaching
14 17 (8.17%) BPR
14 17 (8.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (7.21%) Waterfall
16 13 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.88%) SQL
2 4 (1.92%) C
3 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (17.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 28 (13.46%) ISEB
3 22 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 11 (5.29%) CBAP
4 11 (5.29%) SAP Certification
5 10 (4.81%) Degree
6 9 (4.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
7 8 (3.85%) CITP
7 8 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 4 (1.92%) IBM AIX Certification
9 4 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.92%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.48%) CCSE
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.40%) SLA
4 4 (1.92%) COBIT
4 4 (1.92%) MiFID
4 4 (1.92%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.96%) P3O
5 2 (0.96%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.48%) EFQM
6 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) GPFS
2 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (10.58%) SAP
2 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.73%) Cognos
4 10 (4.81%) IBM
5 8 (3.85%) Tableau
6 6 (2.88%) Informatica
7 5 (2.40%) Minitab
8 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.44%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.44%) Pega
9 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.96%) OpenText
10 2 (0.96%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.48%) Arqiva
11 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.48%) ESRI
11 1 (0.48%) FNZ
11 1 (0.48%) Palo Alto
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