The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Black Belt in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma Black Belt over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 153 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.72% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate £428 £449 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £513 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £370
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +41.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.70 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
514 835 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.72% 14.90% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 625 800
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £204 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 18
Average hourly rate £21.78 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Six Sigma Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt across the City of London region.

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) eTOM
4 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Animation
6 1 (14.29%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma Black Belt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma
2 5 (71.43%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) eTOM
4 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft