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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
UK
Rank 508 535 510
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 83 101 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 72 59
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £296 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
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
37689 42354 41014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.80% 82.71% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25059 27695 25866
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1158 1097
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Lean Six Sigma Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 February 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 -8 70 £475 +5.55% 19
London +5 30 £500 +5.26% 9
Scotland +26 11 £500 -4.76%
South East +16 9 £403 +0.75%
North West +27 8 £403 +7.33% 4
South West -2 8 £475 +5.55% 1
City of London -3 7 £475 -24.00% 4
Edinburgh +24 6 £538 +2.38%
East Midlands -2 6 £433 +15.33%
Swindon +2 4 £475 +5.55%
Wiltshire +1 4 £475 +5.55%
West Midlands +3 3 £525 -4.54% 4
Hampshire - 3 £370 -
Basingstoke - 3 £370 -
Yorkshire +17 2 - - 1
Berkshire +10 2 - -
Manchester +6 2 £419 +11.66% 3
Somerset +3 2 £425 -
Birmingham -3 2 £525 -4.54% 1
East of England -4 2 - -
West Sussex -9 2 £436 +9.00%
Northamptonshire -16 2 £440 +19.32%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £421 -
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £421 -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £275 -31.67% 1
Leicestershire -1 1 £425 -5.55%

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 77 (42.78%) Finance
3 58 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (29.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (27.22%) Process Improvement
6 42 (23.33%) Change Management
6 42 (23.33%) Project Management
7 40 (22.22%) ITIL
8 38 (21.11%) Business Analysis
9 32 (17.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 31 (17.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (16.11%) ERP
12 27 (15.00%) PRINCE2
13 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (13.89%) ISEB
15 24 (13.33%) UML
15 24 (13.33%) Banking
16 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (12.22%) Target Operating Model
17 19 (10.56%) SAP
18 18 (10.00%) Retail
18 18 (10.00%) Coaching
19 17 (9.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
21 15 (8.33%) BPMN
21 15 (8.33%) CBAP
21 15 (8.33%) MS Visio
21 15 (8.33%) Waterfall
22 14 (7.78%) Use Case

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 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.56%) MS Office
3 8 (4.44%) MS Project
4 3 (1.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.67%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.56%) HFM
4 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) Broadband
1 3 (1.67%) Firewall
2 2 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (1.11%) Data Mart
1 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.11%) DataStage
2 1 (0.56%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) DB2
2 1 (0.56%) EDMS
2 1 (0.56%) Essbase
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Toad
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 77 (42.78%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Banking
3 18 (10.00%) Retail
4 13 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.44%) Marketing
7 4 (2.22%) Back Office
7 4 (2.22%) Local Government
8 3 (1.67%) Automotive
8 3 (1.67%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.67%) Law
8 3 (1.67%) Legal
9 2 (1.11%) Japanese Language
9 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (48.89%) Analyst
2 60 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 29 (16.11%) Process Analyst
4 20 (11.11%) Consultant
4 20 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 17 (9.44%) Business Manager
6 10 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
6 10 (5.56%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 10 (5.56%) Process Consultant
7 8 (4.44%) Change Manager
8 7 (3.89%) Architect
9 6 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Data Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Lean Consultant
10 5 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 4 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.22%) Regulatory Business Analyst
11 4 (2.22%) SAP FI Consultant
11 4 (2.22%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.00%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.22%) Fintech
5 4 (2.22%) Frameworx
6 3 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.11%) FMCG
7 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 58 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (27.22%) Process Improvement
5 42 (23.33%) Change Management
5 42 (23.33%) Project Management
6 40 (22.22%) ITIL
7 38 (21.11%) Business Analysis
8 31 (17.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (16.11%) ERP
10 27 (15.00%) PRINCE2
11 24 (13.33%) UML
12 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (12.22%) Target Operating Model
13 18 (10.00%) Coaching
14 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (8.33%) BPMN
15 15 (8.33%) Waterfall
16 14 (7.78%) Use Case
17 12 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.89%) C
2 2 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 25 (13.89%) ISEB
3 17 (9.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.33%) CBAP
6 13 (7.22%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.11%) Degree
8 10 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) CITP
9 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.22%) PMP
11 3 (1.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.11%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.56%) APMP
13 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) MiFID
2 8 (4.44%) Basel III
3 6 (3.33%) PMO
4 5 (2.78%) PMBOK
5 4 (2.22%) GDPR
5 4 (2.22%) QA
6 2 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.11%) GxP
6 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.56%) COBIT
7 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (10.56%) SAP
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.44%) Cognos
4 7 (3.89%) Tableau
5 3 (1.67%) Baan
6 2 (1.11%) Ariba
6 2 (1.11%) FNZ
6 2 (1.11%) IBM
6 2 (1.11%) Informatica
6 2 (1.11%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle
6 2 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.56%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.56%) Canon
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.56%) Pega
7 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
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