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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Six Sigma
Rank 123 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 5 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.82% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
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£500 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
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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
2139 1756 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 72.00% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 889 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 4 March 2015. 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 -21 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Glasgow -8 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Six Sigma
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Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (20.83%) JSP 440
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) JSP
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) MS Project
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) IIBA
7 3 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITSM
7 3 (12.50%) CESG
7 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 3 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (12.50%) Electronics
7 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) HP

Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Military
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Head of IT
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) AIX
1 1 (4.17%) HPUX
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
5 3 (12.50%) ITSM
5 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) IIBA
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) RHEV
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Planview
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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