The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma Black Belt in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma Black Belt
Rank 119 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.093% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.68% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£483 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
442 295 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 13.75% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 196
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £185 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 23
Average hourly rate £26.42 £16.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.26% -14.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £30.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt across the West Midlands region.

Six Sigma Black Belt Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt across the West Midlands region.

Six Sigma Black Belt Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Six Sigma Black Belt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Sybase
1 5 (50.00%) JSP
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Informix
1 5 (50.00%) CGI
1 5 (50.00%) Control-M
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Ajax
1 5 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 5 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) TQM
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Finance

Six Sigma Black Belt
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) Informix
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JSP
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) CGI
1 5 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) TQM
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Sybase