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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 84 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.21% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.26% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +36.64%
Six Sigma
Scotland

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
1163 1152 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.25% 81.01% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 642 551
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.09% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (27.78%) Dashboard Development
5 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) MS Project
8 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.11%) Process Management
8 2 (11.11%) Back Office
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 2 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.56%) Use Case
9 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Coach
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Lean Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Process Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Process Management
7 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) CMMI
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (5.56%) ACCA
3 1 (5.56%) CFA
3 1 (5.56%) CIMA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) IIBA
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Disclosure Scotland