Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 110 117
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% -4.41% -8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £333
90th Percentile £385 £541 £478
Scotland median daily rate £388 £420 £394
% change year-on-year -7.74% +6.67% -3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year -29.41% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2457 1826 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.26% 84.07% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1040 1388
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £521
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.15% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £48.38 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +14.94%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Six Sigma as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 17 November 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Process Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt