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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 107 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 17 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
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£435 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Six Sigma
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Six Sigma across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh -8 9 £500 +2.56% 1
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 Six Sigma.

1 14 (37.84%) Manufacturing
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 12 (32.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (24.32%) Validation
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Finance
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
7 6 (16.22%) JSP 440
7 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 6 (16.22%) JSP
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) MS Project
9 4 (10.81%) HP
9 4 (10.81%) ISEB
9 4 (10.81%) ITSM
10 3 (8.11%) DNS
10 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
10 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.11%) Electronics
10 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.11%) LAN

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 Six Sigma. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (37.84%) Manufacturing
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Military
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Head of IT
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Statistics
2 3 (8.11%) SCADA
2 3 (8.11%) CESG
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) LIMS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) AIX
2 2 (5.41%) HPUX
2 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Lean Six Sigma
3 9 (24.32%) Validation
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) ITSM
7 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
7 3 (8.11%) Product Management
7 3 (8.11%) PDCA
7 3 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 3 (8.11%) IIBA
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) JSP 440
2 3 (8.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (8.11%) GAMP
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) RHEV
2 2 (5.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.70%) Planview
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