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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 550 504 560
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +56
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 33 53 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.11% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.62% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £775 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
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
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +3 17 £475 -26.92% 1
South East -4 6 £425 - 4
West Midlands -20 3 £483 +48.46%
East Midlands +1 2 £450 - 3
North West -1 2 £300 -14.28%
South West -35 2 £563 - 4
Yorkshire +4 1 £380 +12.59%
East of England - - - -
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Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 63 (81.82%) Six Sigma
2 41 (53.25%) Finance
3 35 (45.45%) Lean Six Sigma
4 25 (32.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 24 (31.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (27.27%) Process Improvement
7 18 (23.38%) Project Management
8 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
9 15 (19.48%) Change Management
10 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (11.69%) Banking
11 9 (11.69%) BPR
12 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.39%) Performance Improvement
13 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
13 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (7.79%) MS Project
14 6 (7.79%) Degree
14 6 (7.79%) Business Process Improvement
15 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
15 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
15 5 (6.49%) Workflow
15 5 (6.49%) XML
15 5 (6.49%) Oracle
15 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
15 5 (6.49%) Service Management
15 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
16 4 (5.19%) Control-M

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Project
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) LTE
2 1 (1.30%) GPRS
2 1 (1.30%) GSM
2 1 (1.30%) UMTS
2 1 (1.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Informix
1 4 (5.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 41 (53.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Back Office
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Process Consultant
4 11 (14.29%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 9 (11.69%) Process Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Business Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Project Planner
8 4 (5.19%) Business Process Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Six Sigma Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) UNIX Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Process Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Business Process Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) CGI
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) JSP
2 4 (5.19%) Ajax
3 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) PMI
1 4 (5.19%) Web 2.0
2 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
2 2 (2.60%) Equities
2 2 (2.60%) FMCG
3 1 (1.30%) DTV
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) Six Sigma
2 35 (45.45%) Lean Six Sigma
3 24 (31.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 18 (23.38%) Project Management
6 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
7 15 (19.48%) Change Management
8 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.69%) BPR
10 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.39%) Performance Improvement
11 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.79%) Business Process Improvement
13 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
13 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
13 5 (6.49%) Workflow
13 5 (6.49%) Service Management
14 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
14 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
1 4 (5.19%) Perl
1 4 (5.19%) PHP
2 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) PMP
7 2 (2.60%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) APMP
8 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.30%) MBA
8 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Control-M
2 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Sybase
3 3 (3.90%) Metastorm
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (1.30%) Northgate
5 1 (1.30%) Minitab
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