Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 681 682
Rank change year-on-year +84 +1 -48
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 260 195 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 122 127
England median daily rate £432 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £324 £294
90th Percentile £550 £652 £605
UK median daily rate £430 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.14% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
England median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71
UK median hourly rate £35.75 - £47.71

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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

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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 6 months to 20 November 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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London -17 92 £435 -8.42% 8
South East +21 53 £400 +7.24% 4
North of England +83 42 £505 +34.67% 3
Midlands +35 41 £365 -29.47% 2
Yorkshire +41 32 £510 +20.00% 1
South West +29 30 £438 -2.78%
East Midlands +15 27 £360 -20.00%
West Midlands +31 14 £450 -25.00% 2
North West +18 9 £475 +58.33% 2
East of England -19 1 £375 -25.00% 1
North East - 1 - -
Lean Six Sigma
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 259 (99.62%) Six Sigma
2 82 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 71 (27.31%) ITIL
5 67 (25.77%) Project Management
6 58 (22.31%) Change Management
7 57 (21.92%) Finance
8 51 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (18.85%) Business Analysis
10 38 (14.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 37 (14.23%) BPMN
11 37 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (11.92%) SAP
14 30 (11.54%) PRINCE2
14 30 (11.54%) UML
15 29 (11.15%) Telecoms
16 28 (10.77%) Service Management
17 27 (10.38%) Banking
18 26 (10.00%) ISEB
18 26 (10.00%) Service Design
19 24 (9.23%) Service Delivery
19 24 (9.23%) ERP
20 23 (8.85%) MS Visio
20 23 (8.85%) BPR
21 22 (8.46%) Manufacturing
22 21 (8.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
23 20 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
24 19 (7.31%) Data Modelling
24 19 (7.31%) Business Process Modelling

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 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (8.85%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.08%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.15%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.77%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Office 365
2 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.38%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.62%) SMS
2 6 (2.31%) Internet
3 5 (1.92%) Broadband
4 2 (0.77%) MVNO
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.54%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.15%) OLAP
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.77%) QlikView
3 2 (0.77%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) JIRA
1 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (21.92%) Finance
2 29 (11.15%) Telecoms
3 27 (10.38%) Banking
4 22 (8.46%) Manufacturing
5 17 (6.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.92%) Marketing
8 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.54%) Retail
9 3 (1.15%) Automotive
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
9 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.15%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Front Office
10 2 (0.77%) German Language
10 2 (0.77%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 88 (33.85%) Analyst
2 45 (17.31%) Business Analyst
3 39 (15.00%) Consultant
4 38 (14.62%) Process Analyst
5 28 (10.77%) Architect
6 25 (9.62%) Business Process Analyst
7 22 (8.46%) Project Manager
8 20 (7.69%) Business Architect
9 12 (4.62%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (4.23%) Service Manager
11 10 (3.85%) Process Engineer
12 9 (3.46%) Functional Consultant
13 7 (2.69%) OSS Business Analyst
13 7 (2.69%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.31%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
14 6 (2.31%) Lean Consultant
14 6 (2.31%) Process Consultant
14 6 (2.31%) Senior Manager
14 6 (2.31%) Technical Manager
14 6 (2.31%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.31%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (0.77%) EDI
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.38%) CSS
3 1 (0.38%) CSS3
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) HTML5
3 1 (0.38%) JSON
3 1 (0.38%) Meteor
3 1 (0.38%) RESTful
3 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.46%) FMCG
3 8 (3.08%) Frameworx
3 8 (3.08%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.31%) NHS
4 6 (2.31%) Robotics
5 5 (1.92%) Digital TV
5 5 (1.92%) PMI
6 4 (1.54%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.15%) VMS
2 1 (0.38%) AIX
2 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (99.62%) Six Sigma
2 82 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 71 (27.31%) ITIL
5 67 (25.77%) Project Management
6 58 (22.31%) Change Management
7 51 (19.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (18.85%) Business Analysis
9 37 (14.23%) BPMN
10 32 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 30 (11.54%) UML
12 28 (10.77%) Service Management
13 26 (10.00%) Service Design
14 24 (9.23%) ERP
14 24 (9.23%) Service Delivery
15 23 (8.85%) BPR
16 20 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
17 19 (7.31%) Business Process Modelling
17 19 (7.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.54%) C
2 3 (1.15%) Java
2 3 (1.15%) SQL
3 2 (0.77%) C++
3 2 (0.77%) VBA
4 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.38%) Tcl
4 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (14.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 26 (10.00%) ISEB
3 21 (8.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 18 (6.92%) Degree
5 16 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.23%) SAP Certification
7 9 (3.46%) CBAP
8 8 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (3.08%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.31%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (2.31%) CITP
9 6 (2.31%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.92%) MBA
11 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (1.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) PMO
2 7 (2.69%) COSO
2 7 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.54%) COBIT
6 3 (1.15%) QA
7 2 (0.77%) GDPR
7 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.38%) EMIR
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.38%) PSD2
8 1 (0.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.38%) MOM
1 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (11.92%) SAP
2 16 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.08%) Blue Prism
5 7 (2.69%) Concur
6 4 (1.54%) Cognos
6 4 (1.54%) WSO2
7 3 (1.15%) Minitab
7 3 (1.15%) Murex
7 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.77%) Ariba
8 2 (0.77%) Motorola
9 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.38%) FXall
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle
9 1 (0.38%) Pega
9 1 (0.38%) Reuters