The table below looks at the statistics for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 141 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £600 £310 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -33.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.71 £21.56
% change year-on-year
- +121.34%
Lean Six Sigma
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2598 1792 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.17% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1097 973
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 134
Median hourly rate £18.28 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma across the West Midlands region.

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Warwickshire -2 3 £600 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) P3O
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 1 (9.09%) Logistics
8 1 (9.09%) Economics
8 1 (9.09%) Statistics
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
8 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) APMP
8 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) ERP
8 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (9.09%) SLA
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Business Improvement Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Economics
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
7 1 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) ERP
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) APMP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) P3O
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft