The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 109 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 16 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£325 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £304 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £435 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.63 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -29.09%
Quality Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1837 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.94% 75.07% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 909 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -35.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management across the Berkshire region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Berkshire region.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 7 £325 -23.52%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Quality Management
South East

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management.

1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Change Control
3 6 (31.58%) Data Quality
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Nokia
4 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Crossbeam
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) QMS
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) DB2
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) DataStage
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Ab Initio
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.79%) Reference Data

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) DOCSIS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) DataStage
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Quality Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Data Quality Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Data Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Quality Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Control
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) QMS
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Nokia
2 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) Crossbeam
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Ab Initio
4 3 (15.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.26%) Sage