The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 April 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 263 243
Rank change year-on-year +29 -20  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 17 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 20
Median daily rate £436 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £400 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £513 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.18% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6646 7904 8070
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.16% 81.16% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 4927 4533
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 261 295
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Hampshire - 9 £370 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £436 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £456 - 3
Surrey - 1 £614 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 23 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Process Improvement
3 9 (39.13%) BPMN
4 8 (34.78%) Service Management
4 8 (34.78%) Business Process Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) UML
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (21.74%) Frameworx
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) BPR
7 5 (21.74%) ERP
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) ITSM
8 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (13.04%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis

Lean Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Process Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) OSS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transformation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Frameworx
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Process Improvement
3 9 (39.13%) BPMN
4 8 (34.78%) Business Process Modelling
4 8 (34.78%) Service Management
5 7 (30.43%) UML
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) BPR
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) ERP
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) ITSM
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) Workflow
9 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Minitab
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago