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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 581 571 533
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -38
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 39 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.073% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 32
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£450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.98 - -
UK excluding London average 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
10819 10417 9038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.03% 19.06% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5859 4848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 459 499
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 26 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 31 July 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 -22 35 £463 +3.93% 16
London +1 21 £475 - 6
South West -3 7 £450 -20.00% 4
Bristol +1 5 £425 -
Scotland -10 5 £450 -
East Midlands +1 3 £525 +16.66% 1
Northamptonshire -2 3 £525 +16.66%
Northampton - 3 £525 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Glasgow +5 2 £450 -
West Midlands +4 2 £400 -9.09% 3
Wiltshire +1 2 £525 -6.66%
City of London -10 2 £538 +13.15% 1
Corsham - 2 £525 -
Manchester -9 1 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 £330 -13.15%
West Yorkshire -24 1 £330 -13.15%
North West -28 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £330 -
Wales - 1 - - 1

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (82.54%) Six Sigma
2 37 (58.73%) Lean Six Sigma
3 21 (33.33%) Finance
4 16 (25.40%) Coaching
5 14 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (22.22%) Banking
6 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (19.05%) Process Improvement
8 11 (17.46%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 9 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 8 (12.70%) DMAIC
12 7 (11.11%) Change Management
13 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (7.94%) Business Process Improvement
14 5 (7.94%) Retail
15 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
15 4 (6.35%) Fixed Income
15 4 (6.35%) Project Management
15 4 (6.35%) BPR
15 4 (6.35%) Apple
15 4 (6.35%) C#
15 4 (6.35%) .NET
15 4 (6.35%) MS Project
15 4 (6.35%) Android
15 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (6.35%) Process Architecture

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.35%) MS Project
4 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Law
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) French Language
7 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.59%) Back Office
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Consultant
2 15 (23.81%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Process Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Process Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Designer
7 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Service Design Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Process Improvement Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) iPad
2 4 (6.35%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.35%) Derivative
3 2 (3.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Android
1 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Six Sigma
2 37 (58.73%) Lean Six Sigma
3 16 (25.40%) Coaching
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.05%) Process Improvement
7 8 (12.70%) DMAIC
8 7 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (7.94%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.35%) BPR
10 4 (6.35%) Project Management
10 4 (6.35%) Mobile Development
10 4 (6.35%) Process Architecture
10 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.76%) SOA
11 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 9 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 3 (4.76%) ACCA
3 3 (4.76%) CIMA
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MBA
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Apple
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Minitab
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago