The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Black Belt in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 28 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 536 501 483
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -18
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 21 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.085% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 33
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £308 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Six Sigma Black Belt
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Histogram in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt across the England region.

Six Sigma Black Belt Hourly Rate Trend in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 9 £570 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +17 6 £550 +15.78% 3
South East -17 3 £550 +46.66% 3
Yorkshire -8 2 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Six Sigma Black Belt
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Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 35 (87.50%) Six Sigma
2 30 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 27 (67.50%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (22.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) DMAIC
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) C
8 5 (12.50%) Banking
9 4 (10.00%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (7.50%) Process Management
10 3 (7.50%) SAP
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
11 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (5.00%) Lean Manufacturing

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Process Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Process Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Business Process Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Improvement Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Process Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Trainer
8 1 (2.50%) Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Six Sigma
2 30 (75.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) DMAIC
6 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.50%) Process Management
9 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Lean Manufacturing
10 2 (5.00%) QMS
10 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft