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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Six Sigma
UK / Scotland
Rank 87 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 16 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.63% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.04% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 3
Median daily rate £450 £403 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £198 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £427 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.08% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +32.81%

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
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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 +20 4 £538 +59.25% 1
Glasgow +3 3 £500 +151.72%
Renfrewshire +1 2 £410 -1.20%
Stirling - 2 £450 -
Fife -1 1 £275 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £205 -
Six Sigma
UK

Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 32 (61.54%) Project Management
2 30 (57.69%) ITIL
2 30 (57.69%) ITIL V3
3 27 (51.92%) JSP 440
4 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (40.38%) SC Cleared
6 16 (30.77%) Service Delivery
7 13 (25.00%) Process Improvement
8 12 (23.08%) OpenStack
9 11 (21.15%) Lean Six Sigma
9 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.23%) Degree
11 9 (17.31%) HP
11 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (11.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.62%) Finance
15 5 (9.62%) Scrum
15 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (9.62%) Analytics
16 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
16 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
16 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
16 4 (7.69%) Oracle
16 4 (7.69%) Coaching
16 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
16 4 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
17 3 (5.77%) Service Design

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 12 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.92%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sonata
1 1 (1.92%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (1.92%) DTS
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Agile Coach
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Business Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Business Improvement Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Process Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (1.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Transformation
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (1.92%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) J2EE
1 1 (1.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) AIX
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Solaris
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Project Management
2 30 (57.69%) ITIL
2 30 (57.69%) ITIL V3
3 16 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 13 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Analytics
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
9 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 3 (5.77%) Customer Insight
10 3 (5.77%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (5.77%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (40.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 6 (11.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) JSP 440
2 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) MiFID
3 1 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) BEA
4 1 (1.92%) Brio
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) F5
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Sun
4 1 (1.92%) VMware