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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Six Sigma
Rank 90 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 34 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.84% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 6
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £165 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £47.71 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +53.90%
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
1802 2624 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.61% 82.33% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1364 1161
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 40
Median hourly rate £39.00 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.02% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -5 24 £422 -
Glasgow +9 5 £393 +50.96%
Edinburgh +15 4 £406 -9.72%
Stirling - 1 £475 -
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 52 (73.24%) Project Management
2 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 50 (70.42%) ITIL V3
3 43 (60.56%) JSP 440
4 40 (56.34%) Security Cleared
5 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
6 25 (35.21%) OpenStack
7 23 (32.39%) Service Delivery
8 18 (25.35%) HP
8 18 (25.35%) Degree
9 17 (23.94%) Computer Science
10 13 (18.31%) Lean Six Sigma
11 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.68%) Scrum
13 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
14 6 (8.45%) DevOps
14 6 (8.45%) Performance Metrics
14 6 (8.45%) Dashboard Development
15 5 (7.04%) Finance
15 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
15 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (4.23%) Migration
16 3 (4.23%) Process Management
17 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
17 2 (2.82%) Oracle
17 2 (2.82%) MS Project
17 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (2.82%) Problem 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 25 (35.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.41%) Maximo
1 1 (1.41%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 1 (1.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.41%) GIS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) QlikView
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Agile Coach
3 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Process Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
5 2 (2.82%) Architect
5 2 (2.82%) Consultant
5 2 (2.82%) Designer
5 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (1.41%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Development Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Scrum Master
6 1 (1.41%) Senior Architect
6 1 (1.41%) Senior Designer
6 1 (1.41%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (1.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.45%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Project Management
2 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 50 (70.42%) ITIL V3
3 23 (32.39%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.31%) Lean Six Sigma
5 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.68%) Scrum
7 6 (8.45%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (8.45%) DevOps
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.23%) Migration
9 3 (4.23%) Process Management
10 2 (2.82%) Demand Management
10 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.82%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.41%) Dimensional Modelling
11 1 (1.41%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) C
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
1 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (56.34%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (25.35%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.41%) ISEB
6 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (60.56%) JSP 440
2 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) HP
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) ESRI
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
3 1 (1.41%) Linedata
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Mincom
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Siemens
3 1 (1.41%) Triple Point
3 1 (1.41%) Ventyx