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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 634 615 607
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 19 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.083% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 12
Median daily rate £490 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £329 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11002 11389 11484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.61% 19.64% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6807 6865 6372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 526 486
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £46.70 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 15 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 29 September 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 18 £490 +8.88% 2
London -14 10 £500 +14.94% 2
South West +10 6 £463 +2.77%
Wiltshire +7 6 £463 -12.73%
Swindon +13 4 £475 -11.21%
Edinburgh +12 1 - -
Scotland +10 1 - -
Corsham -5 1 £450 -10.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Gateshead - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
North East - 1 - -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 53 (91.38%) Six Sigma
2 37 (63.79%) Lean Six Sigma
3 19 (32.76%) Finance
4 18 (31.03%) Change Management
5 17 (29.31%) Process Improvement
6 13 (22.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (18.97%) Banking
7 11 (18.97%) Project Management
7 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (15.52%) Coaching
9 7 (12.07%) Retail
10 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.62%) Business Process Improvement
11 5 (8.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
11 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.62%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (6.90%) Service Design
12 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.90%) Degree
12 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 4 (6.90%) Minitab
12 4 (6.90%) DMAIC
12 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.90%) PMP

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 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.72%) QlikView
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Military
7 1 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Process Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Lean Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Business Process Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Change Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Service Design Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Lean Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Process Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Developer
9 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) iPad
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.45%) PMI
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Six Sigma
2 37 (63.79%) Lean Six Sigma
3 18 (31.03%) Change Management
4 17 (29.31%) Process Improvement
5 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (18.97%) Project Management
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.52%) Coaching
7 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.62%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (8.62%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.90%) BPR
9 4 (6.90%) DMAIC
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.90%) Service Design
10 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) R
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) PMP
3 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) CFA
6 1 (1.72%) CISA
6 1 (1.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Minitab
2 2 (3.45%) Apple
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Arqiva
3 1 (1.72%) Casewise
3 1 (1.72%) Informatica
3 1 (1.72%) Tableau