The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 549 518 548
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +30
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 40 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.088% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £775 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10438 9016 9842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.63% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5875 4833 5081
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 610
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -21 32 £450 -18.18% 5
London -7 19 £475 -29.62% 2
Scotland - 5 - - 1
City of London +24 4 £475 -22.44%
South East -14 4 £440 +3.52% 1
North West -1 3 £300 -7.69% 1
Reading +11 2 - -
Berkshire +3 2 - - 1
East Midlands -7 2 £450 -
South West -38 2 £563 +12.50%
Manchester - 2 £300 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Yorkshire +5 1 £380 +12.59%
Cheshire 0 1 £250 -23.07%
Northamptonshire -5 1 £450 +28.57%
Bristol -19 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £380 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £380 -
West Midlands - 1 £440 - 1
East of England - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Broxbourne - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chester - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (83.15%) Six Sigma
2 39 (43.82%) Finance
3 38 (42.70%) Lean Six Sigma
4 33 (37.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 29 (32.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (23.60%) Project Management
6 21 (23.60%) Process Improvement
7 15 (16.85%) Change Management
7 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
8 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.24%) Banking
9 10 (11.24%) Degree
10 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.99%) BPR
11 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.99%) Performance Improvement
12 7 (7.87%) Business Process Improvement
12 7 (7.87%) MS Project
12 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
13 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
13 6 (6.74%) Oracle
13 6 (6.74%) XML
13 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.62%) Service Management
14 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (5.62%) PMI Certification
14 5 (5.62%) Control-M
14 5 (5.62%) CGI
14 5 (5.62%) Informix

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.12%) Drupal
2 1 (1.12%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Project
3 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) GPRS
1 3 (3.37%) GSM
1 3 (3.37%) UMTS
1 3 (3.37%) LTE
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) MySQL
1 5 (5.62%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 39 (43.82%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) Consultant
3 14 (15.73%) Business Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Project Manager
4 13 (14.61%) Process Consultant
5 12 (13.48%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 11 (12.36%) Process Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Process Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Project Planner
9 5 (5.62%) Process Improvement Manager
9 5 (5.62%) UNIX Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Programme Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Process Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Business Manager
11 3 (3.37%) Six Sigma Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Integration Manager
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) XML
2 5 (5.62%) HTML
2 5 (5.62%) CGI
2 5 (5.62%) JSP
2 5 (5.62%) Ajax
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) J2EE
4 1 (1.12%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.49%) PMI
3 2 (2.25%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.25%) Equities
3 2 (2.25%) FMCG
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) UNIX
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (83.15%) Six Sigma
2 38 (42.70%) Lean Six Sigma
3 29 (32.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (23.60%) Project Management
4 21 (23.60%) Process Improvement
5 15 (16.85%) Change Management
5 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.99%) BPR
8 8 (8.99%) Performance Improvement
9 7 (7.87%) Business Process Improvement
9 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.62%) Service Management
11 5 (5.62%) Workflow
11 5 (5.62%) Validation
11 5 (5.62%) Migration
11 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
1 5 (5.62%) Perl
1 5 (5.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 10 (11.24%) Degree
3 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.62%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 3 (3.37%) PMP
5 3 (3.37%) ISEB
5 3 (3.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) APMP
7 1 (1.12%) MBA
7 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Control-M
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Sybase
3 3 (3.37%) Metastorm
4 2 (2.25%) Minitab
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Northgate
5 1 (1.12%) NorthgateArinso
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