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 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 Master Black Belt
Rank 576 551 583
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Master Black Belt 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.057% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £613 £625 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +106.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £595 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £715 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - -
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 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 17 April 2014.

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 18 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 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 -29 11 £613 -2.00%
London -35 4 £775 +24.00%
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (89.66%) Six Sigma
2 19 (65.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 13 (44.83%) Minitab
4 11 (37.93%) Process Improvement
4 11 (37.93%) Lean Six Sigma
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Workflow
7 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
8 4 (13.79%) DMAIC
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) Banking
9 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
10 2 (6.90%) Process Architecture
10 2 (6.90%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (3.45%) Retail
11 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution

Six Sigma Master 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 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Process Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Process Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Six Sigma
2 11 (37.93%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (37.93%) Process Improvement
3 6 (20.69%) Workflow
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) DMAIC
5 4 (13.79%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Process Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Minitab