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 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 604 615 591
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 34 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.050% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 33
Median daily rate £500 £488 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £513 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.98 -

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
11717 10619 10598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 18.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 6201 6095
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 552 495
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 33 £500 +2.56% 2
London -8 13 £463 -2.63%
South East +11 8 £538 +7.50%
Yorkshire +2 3 £525 +59.09%
South West +1 3 £450 +2.85%
Wiltshire -3 3 £450 -14.28%
Berkshire - 3 £538 -
Hampshire - 3 £600 -
Manchester 0 2 £415 -
Corsham -3 2 £425 -19.04%
North West -5 2 £415 -
West Sussex -9 2 £500 +5.26%
South Yorkshire - 2 £588 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £430 -
Sheffield - 2 £588 -
Worthing - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £430 -
North East - 2 £430 -
City of London +29 1 £550 +10.00%
East Midlands -4 1 - - 1
Scotland -22 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £650 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
York - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 65 (81.25%) Six Sigma
2 34 (42.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 24 (30.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 23 (28.75%) Change Management
5 21 (26.25%) Finance
6 20 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.25%) Project Management
10 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.75%) Business Process Improvement
11 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.25%) Process Management
12 9 (11.25%) Banking
12 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (11.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 9 (11.25%) Coaching
13 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
14 7 (8.75%) C#
14 7 (8.75%) .NET
14 7 (8.75%) Apple
14 7 (8.75%) Retail
14 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
14 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
14 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
14 7 (8.75%) Android

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.50%) MS Office
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Consultant
4 10 (12.50%) Process Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Business Process Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) Lean Consultant
7 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Process Improvement Specialist
10 4 (5.00%) Change Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Business Improvement Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Business Improvement Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Business Process Improvement Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) Business Process Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) iPad
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) PMI
4 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.50%) Animation
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Android
1 7 (8.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (81.25%) Six Sigma
2 34 (42.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 23 (28.75%) Change Management
4 20 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.25%) Project Management
7 11 (13.75%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.25%) Coaching
9 9 (11.25%) Process Management
9 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.75%) Mobile Development
11 7 (8.75%) Software Delivery
12 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.25%) Data Management
13 5 (6.25%) Use Case
14 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (11.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.50%) Degree
4 6 (7.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.00%) PMP
6 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) PMBOK
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Apple
3 6 (7.50%) Minitab
4 2 (2.50%) NCR
5 1 (1.25%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.25%) Casewise