Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 199 176
Rank change year-on-year +28 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.18% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +41.94% -17.11%
10th Percentile £433 £387 £322
90th Percentile £534 £600 £416
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3651 4948 3891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.70% 82.59% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2298 2871 2325
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £243 £220
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 107 186
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -26.09% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £38.85 £40.94
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Lean Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in the West Midlands

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham +14 3 £488 -11.36% 2
Solihull +16 1 £450 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Lean Six Sigma
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Economics
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (14.29%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification

Lean Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Process Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification