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 3 months to 28 April 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 Green Belt
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 614 620
Rank change year-on-year +39 +6  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt 28 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 13
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -0.28% +8.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9486 11865 10962
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.12% 21.24% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5905 7440 6203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 397 537
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £48.14 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Six Sigma Green Belt
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Six Sigma Green Belt as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 27 £425 -5.55% 6
London +23 11 £425 -9.57% 3
West Midlands +24 3 - -
East of England - 3 £413 -
South West - 3 £625 -
Wiltshire - 3 £625 -
North West - 3 £334 - 1
South East +19 2 £425 -14.95% 1
Warwickshire +14 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £630 -
Watford - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £334 - 1
Scotland +38 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +22 1 £375 -
Leeds +19 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £401 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £413 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £401 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £450 -
Luton - 1 £413 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Inverness - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Green Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Six Sigma Green Belt.

1 41 (85.42%) Six Sigma
2 22 (45.83%) Lean Six Sigma
3 21 (43.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 19 (39.58%) Finance
5 18 (37.50%) Degree
6 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (31.25%) Process Improvement
7 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
9 10 (20.83%) Project Management
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.75%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) Change Management
11 8 (16.67%) Process Management
11 8 (16.67%) Coaching
11 8 (16.67%) Service Design
12 7 (14.58%) SAP
12 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
12 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
13 6 (12.50%) Use Case
13 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (12.50%) UML
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (12.50%) Workflow
13 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
13 6 (12.50%) Scrum
14 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
14 5 (10.42%) Confluence
14 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 5 (10.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
1 1 (2.08%) DTS
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Legal
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Process Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Lean Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Healthcare Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Healthcare Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Lean Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Marketing Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Process Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (4.17%) Life Science
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Six Sigma
2 22 (45.83%) Lean Six Sigma
3 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (31.25%) Process Improvement
4 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) Change Management
7 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) Coaching
8 8 (16.67%) Process Management
8 8 (16.67%) Service Design
9 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
10 6 (12.50%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) UML
10 6 (12.50%) Use Case
10 6 (12.50%) Workflow
11 5 (10.42%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
1 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 18 (37.50%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (2.08%) PMP
6 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) GDPR
1 2 (4.17%) ISO13485
1 2 (4.17%) PMBOK
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) GMP
2 1 (2.08%) GxP
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) SAP
2 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.25%) Ariba
4 2 (4.17%) Minitab
5 1 (2.08%) Brio
5 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow