The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 532 517
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 98 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 74
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £361 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £560 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71

Lean Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Lean Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in England

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in England

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lean Six Sigma in England

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in England

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +12 40 £525 +5.00% 9
South East +21 31 £438 +2.94% 5
Yorkshire +28 7 £400 -11.11%
East Midlands -6 7 £475 +26.66% 1
South West +7 6 £325 -27.77% 3
North West +21 3 £431 -1.42% 4
West Midlands +17 2 £450 -21.73% 1
East of England -1 1 - -
Lean Six Sigma
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 165 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 57 (34.55%) Finance
3 50 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (28.48%) Process Improvement
5 46 (27.88%) ITIL
6 43 (26.06%) PRINCE2
7 41 (24.85%) Project Management
8 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (21.82%) Business Analysis
10 32 (19.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 31 (18.79%) Change Management
12 30 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (16.36%) UML
13 27 (16.36%) Banking
14 26 (15.76%) ISEB
14 26 (15.76%) BPMN
15 24 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (12.73%) Business Process Modelling
17 17 (10.30%) ERP
17 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
17 17 (10.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
18 16 (9.70%) Service Management
19 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (8.48%) Degree
20 12 (7.27%) Use Case
20 12 (7.27%) Analytics
20 12 (7.27%) Coaching
20 12 (7.27%) MS Visio
20 12 (7.27%) BPR

Lean Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Broadband
2 5 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.21%) MVNO
3 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) EDMS
1 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 27 (16.36%) Banking
3 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.06%) Marketing
4 10 (6.06%) Retail
5 9 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.24%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.42%) Legal
10 3 (1.82%) Automotive
11 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.21%) Back Office
11 2 (1.21%) Law
11 2 (1.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (43.03%) Analyst
2 45 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 28 (16.97%) Project Manager
4 21 (12.73%) Process Analyst
5 20 (12.12%) Consultant
6 12 (7.27%) Lean Consultant
7 11 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) Six Sigma Consultant
9 8 (4.85%) Architect
9 8 (4.85%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Process Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Telecoms Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 5 (3.03%) Business Architect
11 5 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.03%) Service Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Business Process Consultant
12 4 (2.42%) Senior Architect
12 4 (2.42%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) HTML5
2 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.24%) Frameworx
4 6 (3.64%) PMI
5 5 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.42%) Robotics
7 3 (1.82%) Digital TV
7 3 (1.82%) Fintech
7 3 (1.82%) FMCG
7 3 (1.82%) NHS
7 3 (1.82%) User Experience
8 2 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 50 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (28.48%) Process Improvement
4 46 (27.88%) ITIL
5 43 (26.06%) PRINCE2
6 41 (24.85%) Project Management
7 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (21.82%) Business Analysis
9 31 (18.79%) Change Management
10 27 (16.36%) UML
11 26 (15.76%) BPMN
12 24 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (12.73%) Business Process Modelling
14 17 (10.30%) ERP
15 16 (9.70%) Service Management
16 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (7.27%) Analytics
17 12 (7.27%) BPR
17 12 (7.27%) Coaching
17 12 (7.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.21%) C
2 1 (0.61%) Java
2 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 26 (15.76%) ISEB
3 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 14 (8.48%) Degree
5 12 (7.27%) PMI Certification
6 9 (5.45%) CBAP
6 9 (5.45%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 7 (4.24%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) CITP
9 6 (3.64%) PMP
10 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.82%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.82%) SAP Certification
12 2 (1.21%) APMP
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) PMO
2 4 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (1.21%) COBIT
4 2 (1.21%) GDPR
4 2 (1.21%) MiFID
4 2 (1.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) SAP
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.03%) Minitab
3 5 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.42%) Ariba
5 3 (1.82%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.82%) Cognos
5 3 (1.82%) Pega
5 3 (1.82%) Reuters
6 2 (1.21%) Cisco
6 2 (1.21%) Motorola
6 2 (1.21%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.61%) FNZ
7 1 (0.61%) WorldPay
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