Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Six Sigma Green Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 September 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 Green Belt
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 814 884
Rank change year-on-year -37 +70 -34
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt 46 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.056% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 22
UK median daily rate £450 £401 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% -2.32% +5.81%
10th Percentile £308 £283 £363
90th Percentile £590 £505 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +8.44% -2.44% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 - -

Six Sigma Green 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,122 18,746 22,945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.57% 18.97% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,309 11,361 14,279
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £245 £240 £241
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 912 822
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% +20.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.24 £48.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.68 £27.55
% change year-on-year -21.07% +14.97% +14.22%

Six Sigma Green Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Six Sigma Green Belt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Green Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Green Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma Green Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Green Belt in the UK

Six Sigma Green Belt
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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
England -41 39 £463 +15.48% 17
UK excluding London -23 26 £434 +8.44% 19
London -15 18 £500 +5.26% 2
Midlands -14 8 £314 -30.28% 3
West Midlands -29 6 £296 -34.17% 3
Scotland -24 5 £425 +7.94% 2
East of England +1 4 £510 +23.64% 2
South West -4 3 - - 2
South East -16 3 £550 +73.23% 8
North of England -24 3 £450 +16.13%
Yorkshire -20 2 £425 +6.25%
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
North East - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Green 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 with a requirement for Six Sigma Green Belt.

1 43 (93.48%) Six Sigma
2 34 (73.91%) Lean Six Sigma
3 28 (60.87%) Process Improvement
4 18 (39.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (26.09%) Finance
6 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (23.91%) Business Analysis
8 10 (21.74%) BPMN
9 9 (19.57%) Project Management
9 9 (19.57%) ITIL
9 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (17.39%) Coaching
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.04%) Banking
12 6 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
12 6 (13.04%) IIBA
13 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
13 5 (10.87%) Workflow
13 5 (10.87%) Retail
13 5 (10.87%) FMEA
14 4 (8.70%) Line Management
14 4 (8.70%) DMAIC
14 4 (8.70%) Change Management
14 4 (8.70%) ITSM
14 4 (8.70%) Service Management

Six Sigma Green Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.17%) QlikView
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Business Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Lean Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Process Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Business Improvement Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Process Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Business Process Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Computer Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) PMI
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.35%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Six Sigma
2 34 (73.91%) Lean Six Sigma
3 28 (60.87%) Process Improvement
4 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (23.91%) Business Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) BPMN
8 9 (19.57%) ITIL
8 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (19.57%) Project Management
9 8 (17.39%) Coaching
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (10.87%) FMEA
12 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.87%) Workflow
13 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.70%) DMAIC
13 4 (8.70%) ITSM
13 4 (8.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 6 (13.04%) IIBA
3 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) COSO
1 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (4.35%) COBIT
2 2 (4.35%) GAMP
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 13485
2 2 (4.35%) PMBOK
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.17%) EMIR
3 1 (2.17%) FATCA
3 1 (2.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) BT
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP