The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 118 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£380 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £425 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £382
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2153 1736 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.19% 70.54% 67.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 872 888
Average daily rate £379 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 76
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +63.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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
Edinburgh - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) PDCA
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Product Management
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) SCADA
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Firmware
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Linux

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Process Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
2 3 (17.65%) SCADA
3 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) HPUX
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (29.41%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 3 (17.65%) PDCA
5 2 (11.76%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) CAD
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
1 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (17.65%) GAMP
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) KVM
1 2 (11.76%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
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