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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 510 521 482
Rank change year-on-year +11 -39  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 66 103 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 89
Median daily rate £440 £442 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% -1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.35

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 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lean Six Sigma in England

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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

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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 30 March 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 +16 21 £488 -2.50% 6
South East +24 16 £418 +4.50% 3
South West +7 9 £400 -0.62% 2
East Midlands -18 6 £440 +17.33% 1
North West +32 5 £450 +16.12% 5
West Midlands +17 4 £513 -6.81% 3
East of England +4 3 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
Lean Six Sigma
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 73 (46.20%) Finance
3 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (31.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (26.58%) Project Management
6 40 (25.32%) Process Improvement
7 39 (24.68%) Change Management
8 37 (23.42%) ITIL
9 35 (22.15%) Business Analysis
10 31 (19.62%) PRINCE2
11 28 (17.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (17.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 24 (15.19%) ERP
13 24 (15.19%) ISEB
14 23 (14.56%) Banking
15 22 (13.92%) UML
16 20 (12.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (12.03%) Target Operating Model
18 17 (10.76%) Security Cleared
19 16 (10.13%) SAP
19 16 (10.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 15 (9.49%) CBAP
20 15 (9.49%) Degree
20 15 (9.49%) Business Process Modelling
21 14 (8.86%) Use Case
21 14 (8.86%) BPMN
21 14 (8.86%) MS Visio
22 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
22 13 (8.23%) Service Management

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 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.96%) MS Office
3 9 (5.70%) MS Project
4 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) HFM
3 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) Broadband
2 3 (1.90%) Firewall
2 3 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Big Data
1 1 (0.63%) DB2
1 1 (0.63%) EDMS
1 1 (0.63%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 73 (46.20%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Banking
3 12 (7.59%) Retail
3 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.43%) Marketing
5 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.53%) Back Office
7 3 (1.90%) Automotive
7 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.90%) Legal
7 3 (1.90%) Local Government
8 2 (1.27%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.27%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (47.47%) Analyst
2 52 (32.91%) Business Analyst
3 24 (15.19%) Project Manager
4 23 (14.56%) Process Analyst
5 17 (10.76%) Consultant
6 11 (6.96%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 10 (6.33%) Business Manager
8 9 (5.70%) Process Consultant
9 8 (5.06%) Business Process Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Change Manager
11 6 (3.80%) Architect
12 5 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (3.16%) Lean Consultant
13 4 (2.53%) Business Change Manager
13 4 (2.53%) Data Manager
13 4 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
13 4 (2.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 4 (2.53%) Regulatory Business Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.70%) Market Risk
4 6 (3.80%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.16%) Frameworx
6 4 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.53%) Fintech
6 4 (2.53%) User Experience
7 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.90%) PMI
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (31.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (26.58%) Project Management
5 40 (25.32%) Process Improvement
6 39 (24.68%) Change Management
7 37 (23.42%) ITIL
8 35 (22.15%) Business Analysis
9 31 (19.62%) PRINCE2
10 28 (17.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (15.19%) ERP
12 22 (13.92%) UML
13 19 (12.03%) Target Operating Model
14 16 (10.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (9.49%) Business Process Modelling
16 14 (8.86%) BPMN
16 14 (8.86%) Use Case
17 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (8.23%) Service Management
17 13 (8.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.43%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (17.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 24 (15.19%) ISEB
3 20 (12.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 17 (10.76%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.49%) CBAP
5 15 (9.49%) Degree
6 13 (8.23%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) CITP
8 4 (2.53%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.53%) PMP
8 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.53%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (1.27%) APMP
9 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) MiFID
2 8 (5.06%) Basel III
3 7 (4.43%) PMO
4 5 (3.16%) PMBOK
5 4 (2.53%) GDPR
6 3 (1.90%) QA
7 2 (1.27%) GxP
7 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.63%) COBIT
8 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) SAP
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.16%) Tableau
4 4 (2.53%) Ariba
4 4 (2.53%) Cognos
5 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.27%) Baan
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco
6 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle
6 2 (1.27%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.63%) Canon
7 1 (0.63%) FNZ
7 1 (0.63%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago