The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 80 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.29% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.41% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +30.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.40 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 25 July 2014.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) CIMA
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) ACCA
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (28.57%) Fund Accounting
4 3 (21.43%) IIBA
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
4 3 (21.43%) EMIR
4 3 (21.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (21.43%) Derivative
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Equities
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (14.29%) Charles River
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Advertising
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) CFA

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Process Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
1 3 (21.43%) Equities
1 3 (21.43%) Derivative
1 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Fund Accounting
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ACCA
1 5 (35.71%) CIMA
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) IIBA
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (14.29%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) EMIR
1 3 (21.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Charles River
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss