Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 782 831
Rank change year-on-year -6 +49 -13
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 65 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.076% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 37
England median daily rate £500 £473 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -5.40% +11.11%
10th Percentile £417 £348 £413
90th Percentile £655 £575 £660
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -5.40% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 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 17,332 17,242 20,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.53% 18.87% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,281 10,540 12,861
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 817 746
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.97% +11.96%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.92
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +12.50%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -21 24 £475 +0.42% 4
South East -10 15 £563 +12.78% 2
East of England +16 9 £503 +23.69% 3
South West -26 7 £500 -4.76% 2
North of England -24 6 £450 -5.26% 1
North West -15 4 £450 -5.26%
Midlands -27 3 £438 -2.78% 1
East Midlands +11 2 £438 -
West Midlands -27 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Six Sigma Black Belt
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (93.85%) Six Sigma
2 44 (67.69%) Lean Six Sigma
3 39 (60.00%) Process Improvement
4 36 (55.38%) Finance
5 25 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (35.38%) Project Management
6 23 (35.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (27.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 17 (26.15%) MS Visio
10 15 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
11 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 12 (18.46%) Coaching
14 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Project
15 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.38%) Business Transformation
16 9 (13.85%) Kaizen
16 9 (13.85%) Lean Thinking
16 9 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
16 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
16 9 (13.85%) Project Governance
17 8 (12.31%) Fund Management
17 8 (12.31%) Investment Management
17 8 (12.31%) Banking
17 8 (12.31%) Change Management
18 7 (10.77%) Programme Management
18 7 (10.77%) Robotics
18 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 17 (26.15%) MS Visio
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Consultant
2 15 (23.08%) Process Consultant
3 14 (21.54%) Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Lean Consultant
4 13 (20.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 12 (18.46%) Process Analyst
6 11 (16.92%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Process Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Business Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Process Modeller
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Programme Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Business Improvement Consultant
11 2 (3.08%) QA Leader
11 2 (3.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) J2EE
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Robotics
3 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.69%) Reference Data
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (93.85%) Six Sigma
2 44 (67.69%) Lean Six Sigma
3 39 (60.00%) Process Improvement
4 25 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (35.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (35.38%) Project Management
6 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
8 12 (18.46%) Coaching
9 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.38%) Business Transformation
10 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.85%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (13.85%) Kaizen
10 9 (13.85%) Lean Thinking
10 9 (13.85%) Project Governance
11 8 (12.31%) Change Management
11 8 (12.31%) Fund Management
11 8 (12.31%) Investment Management
12 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 3 (4.62%) PMP
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) IRCA
4 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.54%) COBIT
5 1 (1.54%) COSO
5 1 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.54%) EMIR
5 1 (1.54%) FATCA
5 1 (1.54%) GLP
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 13485
5 1 (1.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Blue Prism
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Casewise
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) VMware