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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.20% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £525 £550 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +39.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 2099 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.16% 82.38% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1188 964
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.46% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
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 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 27 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
Birmingham -2 2 £525 -4.54% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Lean Six Sigma
England

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Prism
4 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate

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 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Prism
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Pega