The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.66% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.09% +26.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 1204 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.43% 83.32% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 634 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Edinburgh region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 6 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) MiFID
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Coach
1 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IT Security Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Improvement Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) DMAIC
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) QA