Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 180 200
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -1
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 11 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £340 £263 £357
90th Percentile £490 £513 £475
England median daily rate £431 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.32% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 4,166 4,389 4,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.61% 82.78% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,552 2,903 3,390
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £239 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 236 273
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.97% -3.75% +26.98%
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.00 £13.60
90th Percentile £48.63 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +13.58%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Devon - 4 £450 -
Bristol -4 2 £425 +58.14% 2
Cornwall - 2 £350 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 3 (27.27%) Business Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) BPMN
4 3 (27.27%) Process Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Law
5 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Process Modeller
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Change Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Lean Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) BPMN
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Business Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Process Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (9.09%) Degree