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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 86 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.22% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.28% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate £525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £11.45
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +179.47%
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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 10 February 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 9 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (46.67%) Back Office
4 7 (46.67%) Workflow
5 6 (40.00%) DMAIC
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Process Management
8 1 (6.67%) CMMI
8 1 (6.67%) VB
8 1 (6.67%) VBA
8 1 (6.67%) MS Project
8 1 (6.67%) MS Office
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
8 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (6.67%) ISEB

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) Lean Consultant
3 7 (46.67%) Process Consultant
3 7 (46.67%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lean Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (46.67%) Workflow
3 6 (40.00%) DMAIC
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) IIBA
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt