The table below looks at the statistics for Six Sigma skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 98 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 23 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.16% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.46% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 6
Median daily rate £420 £385 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £170 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £422 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +22.72%
Six Sigma
UK

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
1611 2263 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.39% 79.40% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1193 1228
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Six Sigma Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Six Sigma Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Six Sigma
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Six Sigma across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Six Sigma Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Six Sigma
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Six Sigma Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -9 17 £420 +3.70%
Edinburgh +12 2 £325 -3.70%
Stirling - 2 £450 -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Fife -1 1 £275 -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 33 (68.75%) ITIL
1 33 (68.75%) ITIL V3
2 32 (66.67%) Project Management
3 28 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 28 (58.33%) JSP 440
4 23 (47.92%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.08%) Process Improvement
5 13 (27.08%) OpenStack
5 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
6 10 (20.83%) HP
6 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle
10 4 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
11 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
11 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
12 2 (4.17%) Coaching
12 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
12 2 (4.17%) Process Management

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.08%) Maximo
1 1 (2.08%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 1 (2.08%) Primavera
1 1 (2.08%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 3 (6.25%) Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) Designer
3 3 (6.25%) Process Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Agile Coach
4 2 (4.17%) Architect
4 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) J2EE
1 1 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) AIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Solaris
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) ITIL
1 33 (68.75%) ITIL V3
2 32 (66.67%) Project Management
3 13 (27.08%) Process Improvement
3 13 (27.08%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Coaching
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) Process Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (47.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.08%) MiFID
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) BEA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) ESRI
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) Linedata
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Mincom
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Siemens
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Triple Point
4 1 (2.08%) Ventyx
4 1 (2.08%) VMware