Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 339 360
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 51 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 18
South East median daily rate £400 £361 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% +1.55% -11.13%
10th Percentile £347 £351 £275
90th Percentile £515 £453 £466
England median daily rate £425 £475 £409
% change year-on-year -10.53% +16.28% -10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £85.00 - -
England median hourly rate £66.25 £27.50 £47.71
% change year-on-year +140.91% -42.36% +138.55%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,740 12,542 14,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.84% 82.21% 80.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,281 7,529 8,781
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £253
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 503 621
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -18.33% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.06 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.49 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley -5 24 £500 +14.29% 3
Hampshire +18 16 £390 +8.03% 3
Berkshire -10 13 £360 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -20 11 £500 - 3
Surrey - 7 £488 - 1
West Sussex -6 1 £432 +25.22%
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 51 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (35.29%) Process Improvement
5 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (31.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 15 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (23.53%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) UML
10 10 (19.61%) ISEB
10 10 (19.61%) BPMN
11 9 (17.65%) Degree
11 9 (17.65%) MBA
11 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
11 9 (17.65%) BPR
11 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (17.65%) Business Process Modelling
12 8 (15.69%) Frameworx
13 7 (13.73%) DMAIC
14 6 (11.76%) Service Management
14 6 (11.76%) Process Management
15 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (9.80%) Digital TV
15 5 (9.80%) PMP
15 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
15 5 (9.80%) Internet
15 5 (9.80%) Broadband
15 5 (9.80%) Project Governance
15 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001

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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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Broadband
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.92%) OLAP
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Service Manager
3 6 (11.76%) OSS Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Process Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Business Process Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Service Transition Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Transition Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) PMO Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Process Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Frameworx
3 5 (9.80%) Digital TV
4 4 (7.84%) FMCG
5 3 (5.88%) Robotics
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 21 (41.18%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) Process Improvement
4 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (21.57%) UML
7 10 (19.61%) BPMN
8 9 (17.65%) BPR
8 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 9 (17.65%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (13.73%) DMAIC
10 6 (11.76%) Process Management
10 6 (11.76%) Service Management
11 5 (9.80%) Project Governance
12 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
12 4 (7.84%) Project Management
12 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.84%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) VBA
2 1 (1.96%) C++
2 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 10 (19.61%) ISEB
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
3 9 (17.65%) MBA
4 5 (9.80%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.80%) PMP
5 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (7.84%) Master's Degree
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.96%) APMP
7 1 (1.96%) CISA
7 1 (1.96%) CISM
7 1 (1.96%) CISSP
7 1 (1.96%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (7.84%) PMO
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.84%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Blue Prism
3 2 (3.92%) Cognos
3 2 (3.92%) TIBCO