The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Six Sigma over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Six Sigma
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 89 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.67% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.78% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £428
% change year-on-year -4.06% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

Six Sigma is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Six Sigma as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Edinburgh

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Six Sigma in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 5 (71.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 1 (14.29%) IIBA
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Improvement Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Insight
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) IIBA
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001