The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Black Belt in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 591 585 556
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 35 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.039% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 24
Average daily rate £463 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £531 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10886 10379 9584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.28% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6723 5993 5160
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 491 440
Average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +3 32 £450 -18.18% 5
London +17 21 £500 -12.28% 3
South West +5 5 £325 -38.56%
Bristol - 5 £325 -
City of London +49 4 £625 +4.16%
Scotland - 3 £525 -
Edinburgh - 3 £525 -
South East +11 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £625 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £625 - 1
East of England - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Halifax - 1 £625 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 54 (83.08%) Six Sigma
2 32 (49.23%) Lean Six Sigma
3 27 (41.54%) Finance
4 15 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
6 13 (20.00%) Coaching
7 12 (18.46%) Process Improvement
7 12 (18.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 12 (18.46%) Change Management
7 12 (18.46%) Back Office
8 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.92%) DMAIC
8 11 (16.92%) Project Management
9 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
10 9 (13.85%) Process Management
11 8 (12.31%) Workflow
11 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.31%) eTOM
12 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
14 5 (7.69%) Banking
14 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (7.69%) ITIL
14 5 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
14 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
14 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
14 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
15 4 (6.15%) QA

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.54%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MS Access
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Back Office
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Consultant
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Lean Consultant
4 9 (13.85%) Process Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Process Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Business Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Business Process Architect
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Lean Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Process Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
1 3 (4.62%) iPad
2 2 (3.08%) Robotics
3 1 (1.54%) Animation
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) IVR
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Android
1 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) Six Sigma
2 32 (49.23%) Lean Six Sigma
3 15 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (20.00%) Coaching
5 12 (18.46%) Change Management
5 12 (18.46%) Process Improvement
6 11 (16.92%) DMAIC
6 11 (16.92%) Project Management
6 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.85%) Process Management
8 8 (12.31%) eTOM
8 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.31%) Workflow
9 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (7.69%) ITIL
10 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
11 4 (6.15%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) C#
2 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 4 (6.15%) MCTS
4 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Siebel
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