Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 204 203
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 18 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.10% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
South West median daily rate £419 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £261 £390 £329
90th Percentile £572 £520 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 - £47.71

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 4531 4790 5118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.61% 79.46% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2913 3176 3367
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.69%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 237 217
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

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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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 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 +20 14 £525 +16.67%
Bristol - 3 £275 -
Lean Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) DMAIC
6 3 (16.67%) COBIT
6 3 (16.67%) CMMI
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) Broadband
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) APMP
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements

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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 (11.11%) Broadband
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 6 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Lean Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Product Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) DMAIC
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) CMMI
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (11.11%) APMP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft