The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 62 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 1.06% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £368 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +17.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £368 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £368 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £24.06 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+98.33% -27.10%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 575 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.63% 76.36% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 285 319
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Six Sigma across the Glasgow region.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Glasgow region.

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (22.22%) PMP
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) DFSS
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) BPR
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) DMAIC

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) DMAIC
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) MBA
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM