Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 783 808
Rank change year-on-year -27 +25 +20
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 66 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.067% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 29
England median daily rate £510 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £416 £363 £418
90th Percentile £634 £550 £630
UK median daily rate £510 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.45% - -

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 18,371 17,830 19,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.11% 18.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,939 10,982 12,236
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £245
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 814 775
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.10 £25.31 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -2.65% +4.00%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 +13 22 £485 +21.25% 1
East of England +3 14 £510 +25.54%
South East -19 13 £575 +13.86% 1
South West -38 7 £519 +9.21%
North of England -12 5 £475 -13.64% 3
Midlands -17 4 £425 -5.56%
East Midlands +10 3 £425 -
North West -11 3 - - 1
North East - 2 £475 -
West Midlands -26 1 - -
Six Sigma Black Belt
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 63 (95.45%) Six Sigma
2 52 (78.79%) Lean Six Sigma
3 37 (56.06%) Process Improvement
4 33 (50.00%) Finance
5 29 (43.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (34.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (30.30%) Project Management
9 20 (30.30%) MS Visio
10 19 (28.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 14 (21.21%) Analytical Thinking
12 12 (18.18%) Business Transformation
13 10 (15.15%) Coaching
13 10 (15.15%) Workshop Facilitation
14 9 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
14 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
14 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.64%) Banking
15 8 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (12.12%) Project Governance
15 8 (12.12%) Investment Management
15 8 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 8 (12.12%) Fund Management
15 8 (12.12%) Decision-Making
15 8 (12.12%) Kaizen
15 8 (12.12%) Lean Thinking
16 7 (10.61%) Programme 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:

Applications
1 20 (30.30%) MS Visio
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) G Suite
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Robot Framework
General
1 33 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Consultant
2 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Process Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Process Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 12 (18.18%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 11 (16.67%) Lean Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Business Process Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Business Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Process Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Business Improvement Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Programme Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.03%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Robotics
5 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (95.45%) Six Sigma
2 52 (78.79%) Lean Six Sigma
3 37 (56.06%) Process Improvement
4 29 (43.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (34.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (30.30%) Project Management
8 14 (21.21%) Analytical Thinking
9 12 (18.18%) Business Transformation
10 10 (15.15%) Coaching
10 10 (15.15%) Workshop Facilitation
11 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
11 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (12.12%) Fund Management
12 8 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) Investment Management
12 8 (12.12%) Kaizen
12 8 (12.12%) Lean Thinking
12 8 (12.12%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) PMP
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) IRCA
4 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.06%) COSO
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.03%) COBIT
4 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.52%) EMIR
5 1 (1.52%) FATCA
5 1 (1.52%) GLP
5 1 (1.52%) ISO 13485
5 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
1 2 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
1 1 (1.52%) Google
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle