The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Rank 618 583 562
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -21
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt 5 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.047% 0.096% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate £500 £650 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £512 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
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
10721 10370 9716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.27% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6618 5988 5227
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 491 446
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Six Sigma Master Black Belt Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 5 £500 -23.07%
Yorkshire -13 2 £563 +9.75%
East Midlands -5 1 £400 -
London -6 1 £650 -
South Yorkshire -15 1 £500 -2.43%
Sheffield -17 1 £500 -2.43%
Halifax - 1 £625 -
Northampton - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) eTOM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Change Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Change Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Business Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) HR Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) eTOM
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt