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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 79 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.50% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.71% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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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
1043 846 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.38% 70.27% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 446 313
Average daily rate £396 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £6.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (20.00%) IIBA
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) COBIT
4 1 (10.00%) Planview
4 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) CMMI
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Banking

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITSM
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) CMMI
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) IIBA
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Planview