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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 530 528 542
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 58 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.059% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 35
Average daily rate £433 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £417 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £547 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11009 8703 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.54% 18.21% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4603 5411
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 484 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.01 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%

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 17 April 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 29 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -6 55 £433 -17.61% 9
London -22 26 £550 +4.76% 2
City of London -7 7 £525 -5.61%
West Midlands -14 7 £375 -
South East -14 6 £525 -1.86% 2
Yorkshire -4 5 £300 -33.33% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £300 -
Birmingham - 5 £450 -
Berkshire -9 4 £520 +25.30%
Scotland -15 3 - -
North West - 2 £300 - 2
Glasgow - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £525 - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Barnsley - - - -

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 82 (88.17%) Six Sigma
2 53 (56.99%) Lean Six Sigma
3 25 (26.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 25 (26.88%) Finance
4 22 (23.66%) Process Improvement
5 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.43%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 16 (17.20%) Business Analysis
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (13.98%) Project Management
10 12 (12.90%) Minitab
11 10 (10.75%) Degree
11 10 (10.75%) Change Management
11 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
12 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.60%) Banking
13 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
14 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
14 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
15 6 (6.45%) Migration
15 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
15 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
16 5 (5.38%) Control-M
16 5 (5.38%) CGI
16 5 (5.38%) Informix
16 5 (5.38%) UNIX
16 5 (5.38%) JSP
16 5 (5.38%) XML
16 5 (5.38%) ITIL

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.23%) MS Project
5 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) MySQL
1 5 (5.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Consultant
2 14 (15.05%) Process Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Process Manager
5 7 (7.53%) Process Improvement Manager
5 7 (7.53%) Process Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) UNIX Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Project Planner
9 3 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Business Process Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Business Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) HTML
1 5 (5.38%) JSP
1 5 (5.38%) XML
1 5 (5.38%) CGI
1 5 (5.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Web 2.0
2 3 (3.23%) PMI
2 3 (3.23%) Equities
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Derivative
4 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (88.17%) Six Sigma
2 53 (56.99%) Lean Six Sigma
3 22 (23.66%) Process Improvement
4 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.20%) Business Analysis
6 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (13.98%) Project Management
8 10 (10.75%) Change Management
9 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.45%) Migration
12 5 (5.38%) Workflow
12 5 (5.38%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.38%) ITIL
12 5 (5.38%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (5.38%) Business Process Improvement
13 4 (4.30%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
14 3 (3.23%) DMAIC
14 3 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
1 5 (5.38%) Perl
1 5 (5.38%) PHP
2 4 (4.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 19 (20.43%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 10 (10.75%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) PMP
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) APMP
8 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Control-M
2 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Minitab
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
2 5 (5.38%) Sybase
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
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