Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 Black Belt
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 211 173
Rank change year-on-year +44 -38 -1
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.016% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.078% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - £373
10th Percentile £355 - £328
90th Percentile £490 - £419
England median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 859 1279 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.74% 20.68% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 709 499
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £524 £542 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.58 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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
Coventry +25 5 £450 -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Solihull - 1 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £203 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Six Sigma Black Belt.

1 9 (81.82%) Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Lean Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Change Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Process Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) VMware