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 25 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.

Lean Six Sigma
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 131
Contract jobs citing Lean Six Sigma 0 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.71

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 1765 2473 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.40% 85.42% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1406 1266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations

Lean Six Sigma
Co-occurring 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 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Improvement Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
3 3 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt