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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 631 613 594
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 19 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.072% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 18
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £359 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £526 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
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
11139 11257 10772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 19.26% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6793 6111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 535 464
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 14 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 25 August 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 -22 19 £500 +11.11% 2
London -22 11 £500 +14.94% 1
South East +10 4 £600 -
Wiltshire +9 3 £385 -23.38%
South West +7 3 £385 -14.44%
Hampshire +4 3 £600 -
Swindon +6 1 £320 -40.18%
Corsham +1 1 £450 -4.25%
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £500 -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 63 (90.00%) Six Sigma
2 36 (51.43%) Lean Six Sigma
3 21 (30.00%) Change Management
4 20 (28.57%) Finance
4 20 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 17 (24.29%) Process Improvement
6 13 (18.57%) Project Management
7 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.86%) Business Process Improvement
9 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
9 9 (12.86%) Banking
9 9 (12.86%) Retail
9 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
9 9 (12.86%) Coaching
9 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 6 (8.57%) Feasibility Study
12 6 (8.57%) Minitab
12 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
12 6 (8.57%) MS Office
12 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.57%) Process Management
12 6 (8.57%) Use Case
13 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt

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 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.43%) QlikView
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 16 (22.86%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) Process Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Business Process Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Lean Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Service Design Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Business Process Improvement Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Business Process Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Lean Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Six Sigma Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) iPad
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.86%) Animation
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Android
1 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (90.00%) Six Sigma
2 36 (51.43%) Lean Six Sigma
3 21 (30.00%) Change Management
4 17 (24.29%) Process Improvement
5 13 (18.57%) Project Management
6 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.86%) Business Process Improvement
8 9 (12.86%) Coaching
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.57%) Feasibility Study
11 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.57%) Process Management
11 6 (8.57%) Use Case
12 5 (7.14%) Data Management
12 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) R
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 11 (15.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) PMP
6 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.43%) CFA
8 1 (1.43%) CISA
8 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PMBOK
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Minitab
2 3 (4.29%) Apple
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Arqiva
3 1 (1.43%) Casewise
3 1 (1.43%) Informatica
3 1 (1.43%) Tableau