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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 113 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 35 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 0.44% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.55% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 9
Median daily rate £421 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £427 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +44.92%
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
2384 2346 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.82% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1244 1142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -22 17 £423 +0.59%
Edinburgh +1 10 £388 - 1
Glasgow 0 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £355 -
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 54 (72.00%) Project Management
2 50 (66.67%) ITIL
3 48 (64.00%) ITIL V3
4 42 (56.00%) JSP 440
5 38 (50.67%) Security Cleared
6 35 (46.67%) OpenStack
7 29 (38.67%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.00%) Service Delivery
9 25 (33.33%) HP
10 20 (26.67%) Degree
11 18 (24.00%) Computer Science
12 14 (18.67%) Lean Six Sigma
13 8 (10.67%) Finance
13 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (9.33%) Scrum
14 7 (9.33%) Process Improvement
15 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 5 (6.67%) DevOps
16 5 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
16 5 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
16 5 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
16 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
16 5 (6.67%) Process Management
17 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
17 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
17 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
17 4 (5.33%) Banking
17 4 (5.33%) Migration
18 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder 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 35 (46.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Agile Coach
4 5 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Lean Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.33%) Agile Scrum Master
8 1 (1.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (1.33%) Scrum Master
8 1 (1.33%) Senior Development Engineer
8 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Project Manager
8 1 (1.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Project Management
2 50 (66.67%) ITIL
3 48 (64.00%) ITIL V3
4 27 (36.00%) Service Delivery
5 14 (18.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.33%) Process Improvement
7 7 (9.33%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps
9 5 (6.67%) Process Management
10 4 (5.33%) Migration
10 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.00%) Coaching
11 3 (4.00%) Records Management
11 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.67%) Change Management
12 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
1 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (50.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (38.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (26.67%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.33%) ACCA
6 1 (1.33%) CFA
6 1 (1.33%) CIMA
6 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) IIBA
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (56.00%) JSP 440
2 5 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) EMC