The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Six Sigma over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lean Six Sigma
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 132 121
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11  
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.18% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.35

Lean 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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1436 2147 2262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.93% 83.18% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1195 1245
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Lean Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Lean Six Sigma in Scotland

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Six Sigma in Scotland

Lean Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lean Six Sigma in Scotland

Lean Six Sigma
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 5 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £500 -
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Lean Six Sigma
UK

Lean Six Sigma
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lean 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Lean Six Sigma.

1 13 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Insight
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
5 3 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (23.08%) Service Design
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
7 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre

Lean Six Sigma
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Coach
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Improvement Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Business Transformation
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Insight
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Service Design
5 3 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland