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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 573 544 598
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +54
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 33 48 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.091% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.52% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 8
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£463 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £725 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.61% -3.12%
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
11008 9153 10328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.15% 17.33% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6126 5088 5351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 438 630
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 30 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 16 September 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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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 -22 26 £450 -10.00% 13
London +9 16 £488 -22.00% 4
Scotland -9 4 - - 1
South East -11 4 £400 -5.88% 7
City of London +17 3 £500 +2.56% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £483 +48.46% 1
South West -24 2 £350 - 1
Bristol - 2 £350 -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Amersham - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 4
Durham - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 71 (85.54%) Six Sigma
2 46 (55.42%) Finance
3 40 (48.19%) Lean Six Sigma
4 29 (34.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (24.10%) Project Management
7 18 (21.69%) Process Improvement
8 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
9 15 (18.07%) Change Management
10 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.84%) Banking
12 9 (10.84%) BPR
13 8 (9.64%) Degree
13 8 (9.64%) Performance Improvement
14 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
14 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
15 6 (7.23%) MS Project
15 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
15 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
15 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
15 6 (7.23%) Business Process Improvement
16 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
16 5 (6.02%) Coaching
16 5 (6.02%) Validation
16 5 (6.02%) Workflow
16 5 (6.02%) Asset Management

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
2 1 (1.20%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Project
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) GPRS
1 3 (3.61%) GSM
1 3 (3.61%) UMTS
1 3 (3.61%) LTE
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Back Office
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Consultant
3 12 (14.46%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.46%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Process Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) Process Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) Process Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Business Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Project Planner
7 4 (4.82%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Process Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Process Improvement Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Business Process Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) XML
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) Ajax
2 1 (1.20%) EDI
2 1 (1.20%) CGI
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) J2EE
2 1 (1.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) PMI
3 2 (2.41%) FMCG
3 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.41%) Equities
4 1 (1.20%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.20%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.20%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (85.54%) Six Sigma
2 40 (48.19%) Lean Six Sigma
3 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (24.10%) Project Management
5 18 (21.69%) Process Improvement
6 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
7 15 (18.07%) Change Management
8 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.84%) BPR
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Improvement
11 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) Programme Management
12 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.23%) Business Process Improvement
13 5 (6.02%) Coaching
13 5 (6.02%) Service Management
13 5 (6.02%) Workflow
13 5 (6.02%) Validation
13 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) C
2 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.20%) Perl
2 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (34.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 8 (9.64%) Degree
3 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.61%) ISEB
6 3 (3.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) PMP
8 1 (1.20%) MBA
8 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Metastorm
2 3 (3.61%) SAP
3 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Sybase
4 1 (1.20%) Northgate
4 1 (1.20%) NorthgateArinso
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