Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 759 806
Rank change year-on-year -53 +47 -5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 52 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.064% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 53
England median daily rate £473 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.44% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £363 £362 £413
90th Percentile £610 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £470 £505 £475
% change year-on-year -6.93% +6.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 17,766 17,347 21,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.82% 19.78% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,536 10,639 13,742
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 880 733
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.84 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.21% +8.49% +23.99%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.19
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £49.68
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -38 17 £450 -18.18% 1
South East -2 11 £525 +5.26% 1
North of England -15 8 £438 +16.67% 1
East of England +3 6 £473 -
South West +3 5 £519 -17.00%
Midlands -9 5 £375 -16.67%
West Midlands -15 4 £375 -16.67%
Yorkshire -19 4 £380 +1.33% 1
North West -17 3 £450 +18.03%
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £475 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 42 (80.77%) Six Sigma
2 34 (65.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 32 (61.54%) Process Improvement
4 23 (44.23%) Finance
5 16 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (28.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 15 (28.85%) Project Management
7 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (21.15%) Change Management
9 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (17.31%) Back Office
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 9 (17.31%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) Coaching
12 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
14 6 (11.54%) Scrum
14 6 (11.54%) Investment Management
14 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
14 6 (11.54%) Kaizen
15 5 (9.62%) Analytical Thinking
15 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
15 5 (9.62%) Target Operating Model
15 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
15 5 (9.62%) Robotics

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 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DHCP
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.92%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Back Office
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) International Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Lean Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Process Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Process Modeller
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Process Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Business Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Business Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Robotics
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) PMI
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.77%) Equities
4 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Six Sigma
2 34 (65.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 32 (61.54%) Process Improvement
4 16 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (28.85%) Project Management
6 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.15%) Change Management
8 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
9 9 (17.31%) Coaching
10 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
10 6 (11.54%) Investment Management
10 6 (11.54%) Kaizen
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Analytical Thinking
11 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
11 5 (9.62%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
3 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 5 (9.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.77%) MBA
7 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.92%) CBAP
8 1 (1.92%) CIPD
8 1 (1.92%) ISEB
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) COSO
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) COBIT
2 1 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.92%) EMIR
2 1 (1.92%) FATCA
2 1 (1.92%) GLP
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Blue Prism
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.77%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Ariba
2 2 (3.85%) Capita
2 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Casewise
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Minitab
3 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media