Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 16 October 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 West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 176 206
Rank change year-on-year -29 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 16 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.57% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
South West median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £395 £350 £393
90th Percentile £555 £523 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,168 4,580 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.46% 83.15% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,193 2,893 3,144
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 189 265
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.04%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in the South West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Wiltshire -27 7 £519 +9.56% 2
Bristol -14 6 £350 -13.04%
Devon - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 16 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (37.50%) Business Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) BPMN
4 6 (37.50%) Process Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Back Office
7 3 (18.75%) DMAIC
7 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) CMMI
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) COBIT
8 2 (12.50%) Document Management
9 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (6.25%) Banking
9 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Process Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Lean Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Customer Services
4 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Process Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 6 (37.50%) BPMN
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Business Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) Process Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) DMAIC
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) CMMI
7 2 (12.50%) Document Management
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft