Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 791 822
Rank change year-on-year -60 +31 -13
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt 29 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.054% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 43
UK median daily rate £463 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.45% -11.84% +11.76%
10th Percentile £324 £323 £303
90th Percentile £589 £609 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +15.63% +3.23% -29.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £18.78 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.73% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.78 - -

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 19,392 18,844 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.17% 20.48% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,668 11,930 14,055
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +2.38%
10th Percentile £239 £252 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 928 897
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.92 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +6.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £12.35 £12.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £50.37 £52.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.44% -6.50% +60.00%

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 April 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 11 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 April 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 -68 26 £475 +11.76% 16
UK excluding London -44 18 £463 +15.63% 16
London -62 9 £450 +5.88% 1
South West +14 6 £438 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire -10 5 £350 -17.65% 2
North of England -20 5 £350 -3.45% 2
Midlands -9 4 £513 +13.89% 5
West Midlands -4 3 £500 +11.11% 4
East of England -8 2 £489 +18.42% 4
Scotland -41 1 £425 +9.68% 1
East Midlands - 1 £525 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (89.66%) Six Sigma
2 18 (62.07%) Lean Six Sigma
3 15 (51.72%) Process Improvement
4 14 (48.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.79%) User Experience
8 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (13.79%) SAP
8 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (10.34%) Coaching
10 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (6.90%) PMBOK
10 2 (6.90%) Kaizen

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (3.45%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) FlexRay
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Process Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Improvement Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Lean Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Principal Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Process Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Procurement Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Communications Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Six Sigma
2 18 (62.07%) Lean Six Sigma
3 15 (51.72%) Process Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) CIPD
5 1 (3.45%) IRCA
5 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.45%) COSO
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Ariba
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Minitab
3 1 (3.45%) NCR