Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 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 Black Belt
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 169 -
Rank change year-on-year -30 - +177
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
England median daily rate £500 £471 £500
% change year-on-year +6.16% -5.80% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 986 799 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.23% 17.87% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 448 719
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +9.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £212 £225 £231
90th Percentile £548 £536 £542
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 42 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +12.36% -23.28%
10th Percentile £11.92 £11.25 £12.78
90th Percentile £30.14 £49.03 £43.38
England median hourly rate £24.04 £27.66 £25.50
% change year-on-year -13.09% +8.47% +13.33%

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Six Sigma Black Belt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the West Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the West Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma Black Belt in the West Midlands

Six Sigma Black Belt
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Warwickshire +8 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Kaizen
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Six Sigma Black Belt
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Kaizen
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft