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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 636 635 575
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -60
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 24 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.068% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 23
Median daily rate £531 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £531 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.75%
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
11516 10926 10460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.15% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7176 6533 5916
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 543 458
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +18.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £51.17 £43.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 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 21 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 27 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 -25 24 £531 +11.84% 1
London -7 9 £525 +10.52% 1
South East +6 6 £569 +10.97%
South West 0 4 £425 -5.55%
Wiltshire -6 4 £425 -19.04%
Yorkshire 0 3 £525 +59.09%
Hampshire - 3 £600 -
Corsham -7 2 £425 -19.04%
Sheffield - 2 £588 -
Berkshire - 2 £538 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £588 -
City of London +49 1 £550 +2.32%
East Midlands -3 1 - -
West Sussex -11 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £650 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
York - 1 £450 -
Worthing - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £320 -
Hinckley - 1 - -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 61 (82.43%) Six Sigma
2 30 (40.54%) Lean Six Sigma
3 22 (29.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 20 (27.03%) Change Management
5 19 (25.68%) Finance
6 18 (24.32%) Process Improvement
7 13 (17.57%) Project Management
7 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
8 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.86%) Business Process Improvement
10 10 (13.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.16%) Banking
11 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.81%) Process Management
12 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.46%) Software Delivery
13 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
13 7 (9.46%) Retail
13 7 (9.46%) Coaching
13 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
14 6 (8.11%) Android
14 6 (8.11%) iPad
14 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
14 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.11%) Degree
14 6 (8.11%) Minitab

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:

Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.11%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Process Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Business Process Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Lean Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Process Improvement Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Change Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Business Improvement Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Business Improvement Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Business Process Improvement Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Business Process Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Process Improvement Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) iPad
3 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.70%) Animation
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Android
1 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (82.43%) Six Sigma
2 30 (40.54%) Lean Six Sigma
3 20 (27.03%) Change Management
4 18 (24.32%) Process Improvement
5 13 (17.57%) Project Management
6 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.86%) Business Process Improvement
8 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) Process Management
10 7 (9.46%) Coaching
10 7 (9.46%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.11%) Mobile Development
11 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.76%) Data Management
12 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
12 5 (6.76%) Use Case
13 4 (5.41%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) C#
2 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 10 (13.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) Degree
5 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.76%) PMP
5 5 (6.76%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.70%) CISSP
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PMBOK
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Apple
2 6 (8.11%) Minitab
3 2 (2.70%) NCR
4 1 (1.35%) Arqiva
4 1 (1.35%) Casewise