The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Green 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 Green Belt over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Green Belt
Rank 568 546 530
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt 23 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.035% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 18
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £440 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -

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
11050 9216 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 18.00% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6480 5130 4573
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 401 602
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Six Sigma Green Belt
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Six Sigma Green Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt within the UK.

Six Sigma Green Belt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Six Sigma Green Belt Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt within the UK.

Six Sigma Green Belt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Green 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 Green Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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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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 -10 23 £400 -0.92% 9
London +3 9 £425 +1.19% 1
West Midlands - 6 - - 2
City of London +3 3 £475 +18.75% 1
South East -23 3 £687 +71.75% 4
North East - 3 £240 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £687 -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £625 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £625 - 1
Northampton - 1 £550 -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1

Six Sigma Green Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Six Sigma Green 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 Green Belt.

1 50 (90.91%) Six Sigma
2 21 (38.18%) Project Management
3 19 (34.55%) Finance
3 19 (34.55%) Lean Six Sigma
4 16 (29.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 16 (29.09%) Degree
5 15 (27.27%) ITIL
6 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.18%) Change Management
9 9 (16.36%) Service Management
9 9 (16.36%) BPR
9 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.55%) ITSM
10 8 (14.55%) UML
11 6 (10.91%) C
11 6 (10.91%) Automotive
11 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.91%) Banking
11 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.91%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (10.91%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (10.91%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 5 (9.09%) Validation
12 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
13 4 (7.27%) Risk Management

Six Sigma Green Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Six Sigma Green 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 Green Belt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) GPRS
1 3 (5.45%) GSM
1 3 (5.45%) UMTS
1 3 (5.45%) LTE
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) CTI
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Automotive
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.45%) Law
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Process Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Process Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Process Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.45%) Integration Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Engineering Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) J2EE
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) CAN bus
2 4 (7.27%) Mechatronics
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) FMCG
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (90.91%) Six Sigma
2 21 (38.18%) Project Management
3 19 (34.55%) Lean Six Sigma
4 15 (27.27%) ITIL
5 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.18%) Change Management
7 9 (16.36%) Service Management
7 9 (16.36%) BPR
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (14.55%) UML
8 8 (14.55%) ITSM
9 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) Validation
11 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
2 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
1 16 (29.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (5.45%) ISEB
5 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) PMP
5 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MBA
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.27%) BMC
1 4 (7.27%) Remedy
1 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.64%) Cognos
2 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) Minitab
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.82%) SAP