Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Six Sigma Black Belt
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 771 778
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 53 44 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.052% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 51
England median daily rate £470 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.48% +16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £363 £361 £300
90th Percentile £538 £657 £638
UK median daily rate £470 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £51.89 - -
UK median hourly rate £51.89 - -

Six Sigma Black Belt is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,722 17,402 20,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.12% 20.42% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,622 10,950 13,033
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 862 811
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.50 £51.69
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.92 £28.50
% change year-on-year -21.46% +4.98% +42.50%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Six Sigma Black Belt in England

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt within the England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -50 17 £450 -18.18% 5
South East -12 15 £500 +14.68%
East of England -6 7 £470 - 2
South West +9 6 £438 -7.89% 1
West Midlands -3 4 £375 -28.57%
Midlands -8 4 £375 -28.57%
North of England -16 4 £335 -7.59% 2
Yorkshire -12 3 £335 -10.67% 2
North West -13 1 - -
Six Sigma Black Belt
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 45 (84.91%) Six Sigma
2 32 (60.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 25 (47.17%) Process Improvement
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (28.30%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 14 (26.42%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 12 (22.64%) Degree
8 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.98%) PMI Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Project Management
10 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
11 7 (13.21%) MBA
12 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.43%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (9.43%) Business Transformation
13 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.43%) ITIL
13 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
13 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 5 (9.43%) PMI
13 5 (9.43%) PMP
14 4 (7.55%) CRM
14 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
14 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
14 4 (7.55%) Matrix Management

Six Sigma Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.66%) Front Office
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) International Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Programme Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Process Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Change Manager
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Lean Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Lean Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Lean Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.89%) Java EE
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) PMI
3 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.55%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Equities
4 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Six Sigma
2 32 (60.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 25 (47.17%) Process Improvement
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (15.09%) Project Management
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Business Transformation
8 5 (9.43%) Change Management
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
9 4 (7.55%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (7.55%) People Management
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (7.55%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 14 (26.42%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 12 (22.64%) Degree
3 9 (16.98%) PMI Certification
4 7 (13.21%) MBA
5 5 (9.43%) PMP
5 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (7.55%) Master's Degree
6 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.89%) CBAP
7 1 (1.89%) CIPD
7 1 (1.89%) ISEB
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) COSO
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Ariba
2 2 (3.77%) Capita
2 2 (3.77%) Casewise
2 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Minitab
3 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.89%) VMware