The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 160 129
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 3 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.078% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.095% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 15
Median daily rate £431 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £393 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lean Six Sigma in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +10 1 £363 -12.65% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Improvement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (12.50%) Business Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow