Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 186 199
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 +6
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 27 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 23
South West median daily rate £438 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £394 £417 £343
90th Percentile £518 £516 £456
England median daily rate £435 £450 £414
% change year-on-year -3.44% +8.76% -8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £27.50 £47.71
% change year-on-year +86.36% -42.36% +188.19%

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 4514 4544 5233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.26% 80.75% 80.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2828 3060 3579
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £262 £245 £256
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 282 264
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% -11.46% +42.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £13.69
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.29% +11.09% +15.79%

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

Lean Six Sigma
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 15 December 2017.

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

Lean Six Sigma
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 15 December 2017. 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 +4 14 £474 -0.32% 2
Bristol -6 8 £405 +0.62%
Devon - 4 £450 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 27 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (40.74%) Process Improvement
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (18.52%) Retail Banking
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
6 5 (18.52%) Change Management
6 5 (18.52%) Banking
6 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 5 (18.52%) Service Design
7 4 (14.81%) PMO
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) ERP
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) WSO2
8 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (11.11%) Office 365
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) DMAIC
8 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.41%) Law
9 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
9 2 (7.41%) CMMI

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 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SMS
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Lean Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation
4 2 (7.41%) Lean Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 11 (40.74%) Process Improvement
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) DMAIC
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
8 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) WSO2
2 1 (3.70%) Blue Prism
2 1 (3.70%) TIBCO