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 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 West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 142 147
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.034% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.042% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £444
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 - £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £729
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2158 2369 2597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.27% 79.42% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1561 1682
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 137 99
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.14% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £23.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 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
Wiltshire - 5 £500 -
Bristol - 2 £269 - 2
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 West region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (26.67%) DMAIC
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) Broadband
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) APMP
9 1 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Broadband
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Process Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Change Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Process Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless Product Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) DMAIC
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 1 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (13.33%) APMP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft