The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma Black Belt in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-26.48% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
330 187 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.73% 24.22% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 80 151
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Six Sigma Black Belt
Berkshire

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Minitab
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Change Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) eTOM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Minitab