Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 123 160
Rank change year-on-year -45 +37 -11
Contract jobs citing Six Sigma 19 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 1.21% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.45% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 43 26
Scotland median daily rate £388 £420 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £166 £315 £160
90th Percentile £701 £476 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £43.14
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.28% +34.81%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Six Sigma
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Six Sigma in Scotland

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Six Sigma in Scotland

Six Sigma
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Six Sigma in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Six Sigma in Scotland

Six Sigma
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Six Sigma in Scotland

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 Six Sigma within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 6 £400 +1.91%
Renfrewshire +11 3 £170 -59.52%
Aberdeen -5 3 £444 -
Edinburgh -14 3 £350 -13.85%
Stirling +6 1 £475 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Six Sigma
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Six Sigma.

1 8 (42.11%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) CISSP
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IAM Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Trainer
4 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Trainer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica Designer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Lean Six Sigma
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) BPMN
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MBA
3 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter