Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 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
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 192 208
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -6
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 7 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
South West median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £395 £444 £356
90th Percentile £555 £542 £541
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 1,797 1,619 1,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.72% 29.39% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 865 1,073
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £265 £225 £251
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 119 96
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £38.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +23.20% -22.84%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.95 £18.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £48.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.18 £25.50
% change year-on-year -8.03% +6.60% +13.33%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in the South West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 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
Wiltshire -20 6 £519 -1.19%
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South West region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 7 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) DMAIC
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) BPR
5 1 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) COBIT
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation

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:

General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Lean Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Customer Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 7 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) DMAIC
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT