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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma Black Belt 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £513
% change year-on-year -10.52% -7.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £15.98

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 398 604 448
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.25% 19.92% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 340 277
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 32
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Six Sigma Black Belt
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Coventry - 1 £425 - 1
Solihull - 1 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £203 -
Six Sigma Black Belt
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

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 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Lean Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) Process Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
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