Period
to 20 January 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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 180 197
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 24 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 21
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £350 £405 £338
90th Percentile £498 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -10.53% +15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 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 4,194 4,322 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.30% 80.86% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,615 2,879 3,497
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 286 257
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.65% -6.37% +37.72%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Lean Six Sigma
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 20 January 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 20 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
Wiltshire 0 9 £450 -5.26% 2
Bristol -3 8 £405 +0.62% 1
Devon - 4 £450 -
Cornwall - 2 £350 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 24 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (45.83%) Process Improvement
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 4 (16.67%) PMO
6 4 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (16.67%) WSO2
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Office 365
7 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation

Lean Six Sigma
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Lean Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) Service Design Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (45.83%) Process Improvement
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
5 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Case Management
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
1 5 (20.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) WSO2
2 1 (4.17%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO