Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 824 857
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 +1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt 44 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.056% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 21
UK median daily rate £428 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +1.47% -8.11%
10th Percentile £269 £310 £363
90th Percentile £628 £538 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -23.53% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £30.25 - £37.50
10th Percentile £27.95 - £36.25
90th Percentile £33.73 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 - £37.50

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 19,620 19,398 21,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.85% 18.81% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,617 11,885 13,583
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £255 £220 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 905 856
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £26.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.58% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% - +9.74%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -5 41 £428 -0.87% 15
UK excluding London -24 26 £325 -23.53% 14
London +20 17 £450 -5.26% 3
Midlands -9 8 £303 -35.47% 1
East of England +6 7 £510 +23.64%
West Midlands -19 6 £290 -38.13% 1
South West -29 4 - - 1
Scotland -17 3 - -
South East -5 2 £263 -27.08% 4
North of England -9 2 £475 +18.75% 6
East Midlands - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire -14 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (77.27%) Six Sigma
2 29 (65.91%) Lean Six Sigma
3 24 (54.55%) Process Improvement
4 21 (47.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 16 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (22.73%) Project Management
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
8 9 (20.45%) ITIL
8 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
9 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (15.91%) COSO
10 7 (15.91%) BPMN
11 6 (13.64%) Banking
11 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
12 5 (11.36%) Workshop Facilitation
13 4 (9.09%) Coaching
13 4 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 4 (9.09%) FMEA
13 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
13 4 (9.09%) Retail
13 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
13 4 (9.09%) assyst
13 4 (9.09%) Validation
13 4 (9.09%) DMAIC

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 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.27%) QlikView
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (6.82%) Back Office
5 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Military
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Business Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Business Improvement Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Computer Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Lean Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Process Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) PMI
3 2 (4.55%) Robotics
3 2 (4.55%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Six Sigma
2 29 (65.91%) Lean Six Sigma
3 24 (54.55%) Process Improvement
4 16 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (22.73%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) ITIL
7 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) BPMN
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.36%) Workshop Facilitation
11 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.09%) Coaching
11 4 (9.09%) DMAIC
11 4 (9.09%) FMEA
11 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 4 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 4 (9.09%) Validation
12 3 (6.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 2 (4.55%) PMP
4 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) HND
5 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) COSO
2 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (6.82%) COBIT
3 3 (6.82%) GAMP
3 3 (6.82%) ISO 13485
4 2 (4.55%) QA
5 1 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (2.27%) EMIR
5 1 (2.27%) FATCA
5 1 (2.27%) MiFID
5 1 (2.27%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Google
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft