The first table below looks at the demand for Six Sigma Master 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 Master Black Belt over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Rank 578 555 581
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.15% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Average daily rate
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£625 £675 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +25.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -5.26%
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
10255 9068 9807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 4879 5054
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 501 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Six Sigma Master Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend

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

Six Sigma Master Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Six Sigma Master Black Belt Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top 20 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 Master Black Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -27 1 £625 -7.40%
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Six Sigma Master 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 Master Black Belt.

1 14 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) DMAIC
6 4 (28.57%) Minitab
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (21.43%) ISO 14001
7 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
8 2 (14.29%) Progress
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (14.29%) Process Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
9 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (7.14%) Banking
9 1 (7.14%) Retail
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (7.14%) HNC
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.14%) MS Visio

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Six Sigma Master 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 Master Black Belt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Lean Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Process Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Process Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 8 (57.14%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) DMAIC
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Process Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Minitab
2 2 (14.29%) Progress