The first table below looks at the demand for Lean Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lean 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 Scotland 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
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 126 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£380 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.56 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.12% +89.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1750 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.41% 70.99% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 879 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 60
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Lean Six Sigma
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Lean Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lean Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lean Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lean Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Lean Six Sigma
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma.

1 17 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Thin Client

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Lean 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 Lean Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Process Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) AIX
2 4 (23.53%) Solaris
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) PLM
6 1 (5.88%) PDM
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) CAD
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) KVM
1 3 (17.65%) RHEV
2 1 (5.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
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