Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lean Six Sigma
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 131 134
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -12
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 24 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 6
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £388 £344
90th Percentile £556 £502 £506
England median daily rate £425 £475 £409
% change year-on-year -10.53% +16.28% -10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.25 £27.50 £47.71
% change year-on-year +140.91% -42.36% +138.55%

Lean Six Sigma is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,484 2,564 2,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.69% 81.63% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,597 1,635 1,532
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £239 £213 £236
90th Percentile £560 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 75 91
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.62% -10.49% -0.31%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.10 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.30 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Lean Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lean Six Sigma in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +21 18 £350 -22.22% 1
Northamptonshire +17 2 £525 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £550 -
Leicestershire -2 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 24 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Process Improvement
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL
3 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 14 (58.33%) Project Management
4 14 (58.33%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (50.00%) Business Continuity
6 11 (45.83%) Service Management
7 9 (37.50%) Change Management
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) SMS
11 3 (12.50%) Analytics
11 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (12.50%) ITSM
12 2 (8.33%) SAP
12 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
12 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
12 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (8.33%) PMI
12 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
12 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
12 2 (8.33%) EDI
12 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
12 2 (8.33%) German Language
12 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (8.33%) Problem Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) QlikView
1 2 (8.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Availability Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Capacity and Availability Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Process Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Process Improvement
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL
3 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 14 (58.33%) Matrix Organization
4 14 (58.33%) Project Management
5 12 (50.00%) Business Continuity
6 11 (45.83%) Service Management
7 9 (37.50%) Change Management
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL V3
9 3 (12.50%) Analytics
9 3 (12.50%) ITSM
10 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
10 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 2 (8.33%) Release Management
10 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow