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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 82 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£500 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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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
1158 932 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.59% 72.59% 70.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 533 237
Average daily rate £395 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) IIBA
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) CMMI
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
1 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
1 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Fund Accounting
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) IIBA
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Planview