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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 542 507 480
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -27
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 22 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.085% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 31
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.94%
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
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -22 11 £550 +18.15%
East Midlands +4 5 £550 +15.78% 1
South East -33 3 £550 +46.66%
East of England +4 1 - -
Yorkshire -13 1 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (82.86%) Six Sigma
2 24 (68.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 19 (54.29%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (28.57%) Coaching
6 9 (25.71%) Process Improvement
7 7 (20.00%) DMAIC
7 7 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 4 (11.43%) Retail
11 3 (8.57%) Business Process Improvement
11 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 2 (5.71%) QMS
12 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
12 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
12 2 (5.71%) C
12 2 (5.71%) SAP
12 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
12 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
12 2 (5.71%) Process Management
12 2 (5.71%) Legal
13 1 (2.86%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Process Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Trainer
7 1 (2.86%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Six Sigma
2 24 (68.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (28.57%) Coaching
5 9 (25.71%) Process Improvement
6 7 (20.00%) DMAIC
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.71%) QMS
9 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.71%) Process Management
9 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.86%) Line Management
10 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft