Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 200 215
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £406 £419 £416
90th Percentile £539 £538 £529
England median daily rate £471 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1519 1748 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.37% 31.30% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 1086 1278
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £262
90th Percentile £600 £566 £525
England median daily rate £437 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 140
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -11.82% +11.79%
10th Percentile £15.78 £14.11 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.67
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +10.87% +21.05%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the South West

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the South West

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. 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
Wiltshire -6 7 £525 +13.51%
Devon - 6 £438 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 9 (69.23%) Six Sigma
1 9 (69.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 8 (61.54%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) CMMI
6 2 (15.38%) DMAIC
6 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (15.38%) COBIT
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) SMS
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) PMI
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Organisational Learning
7 1 (7.69%) Quality Management

Six Sigma Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Lean Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Lean Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Lean Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Improvement Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Six Sigma
2 8 (61.54%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) DMAIC
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (15.38%) Organisational Learning
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Lean Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
3 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT