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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 561 506 500
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 22 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.098% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 33
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£550 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £323 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
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
10280 9096 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.15% 18.89% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5979 4931 4211
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 411 548
Average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 28 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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -34 22 £550 +25.71% 11
London -15 9 £570 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +13 6 £550 +15.78% 2
Northamptonshire -5 3 £550 +15.78% 1
South East -7 3 £550 +46.66% 3
City of London +11 2 £600 +26.31% 2
Yorkshire -7 2 - -
Northampton -7 2 £550 +15.78% 1
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Durham - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Lichfield - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 35 (87.50%) Six Sigma
2 29 (72.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 26 (65.00%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (22.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
6 7 (17.50%) Coaching
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
7 6 (15.00%) DMAIC
7 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Banking
8 5 (12.50%) C
9 4 (10.00%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 3 (7.50%) Process Management
10 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (7.50%) SAP
11 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
11 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Process Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Process Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Planning Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Business Improvement Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Business Process Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Process Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Six Sigma
2 29 (72.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
5 7 (17.50%) Coaching
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) DMAIC
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Process Management
10 2 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Lean Manufacturing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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