The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 0.14% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 562 574 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.63% 80.85% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1191 1171
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 98
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.00 £46.80
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 Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Glasgow

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Glasgow

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design

Six Sigma
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Improvement Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model