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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lean Six Sigma
Rank 124 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.53% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£430 £342 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.82% -24.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £394 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.21% -7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 - £50.00
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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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lean Six Sigma Hourly 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 22 May 2015. 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
Glasgow -3 3 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 2
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Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) DMAIC
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) MBA
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) DFSS
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) DMAIC
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) DFSS
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (16.67%) MBA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM