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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 87 117
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 18 45 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.74% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 2
Median daily rate £488 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £199 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £458 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.09% +26.56%

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
1420 2128 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.17% 82.23% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1138 1244
Median daily rate £378 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +23 7 £538 +2.38%
Glasgow -3 3 £500 +151.72% 1
Stirling - 3 £425 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £205 -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 24 (60.00%) Project Management
2 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 19 (47.50%) ITIL V3
4 17 (42.50%) JSP 440
5 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
9 10 (25.00%) Process Improvement
10 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.00%) HP
13 5 (12.50%) Finance
14 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
14 4 (10.00%) Analytics
14 4 (10.00%) Coaching
14 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
15 3 (7.50%) Service Design
15 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
15 3 (7.50%) Business Analytics
15 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement

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 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sonata
1 1 (2.50%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) DTS
2 1 (2.50%) QlikView
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 3 (7.50%) Agile Coach
2 3 (7.50%) Business Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.00%) Architect
3 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Business Improvement Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Consultant
3 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (5.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Process Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Life Science
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) AIX
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Solaris
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Project Management
2 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 19 (47.50%) ITIL V3
4 12 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
6 10 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (7.50%) Business Analytics
11 3 (7.50%) Change Management
11 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
11 3 (7.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) MiFID
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) BEA
3 1 (2.50%) Brio
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) F5
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
3 1 (2.50%) VMware