The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Six Sigma
Rank 106 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 22 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Average daily rate £409 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £370 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1958 1674 1866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 71.88% 70.96% 66.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 867 982
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Six Sigma
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -24 7 £475 +5.55% 3
Glasgow +15 6 £368 - 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Six Sigma
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Asset Management
4 10 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (25.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) Fund Accounting
5 9 (25.71%) Hedge funds
5 9 (25.71%) ACCA
5 9 (25.71%) CIMA
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 4 (11.43%) Minitab
9 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
9 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle
9 3 (8.57%) UNIX

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Programme Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Process Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Middle Office Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) STL
3 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.71%) Equities
3 2 (5.71%) Derivative
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) HACMP
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) AIX
1 3 (8.57%) Solaris
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Asset Management
4 10 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
5 9 (25.71%) Fund Accounting
5 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
7 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Workflow
9 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.71%) Change Data Capture
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.71%) Use Case
10 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ACCA
1 9 (25.71%) CIMA
1 9 (25.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) IIBA
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ISEB
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) EMIR
1 2 (5.71%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) KVM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Minitab
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Charles River
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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