The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 128 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 10 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.81% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2210 1528 2138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 71.68% 68.83% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 841 1063
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 128 186
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.22 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -13 6 £450 -
Bedfordshire -17 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire -20 1 £650 +40.54%
Suffolk - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Legal
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) BMC
3 5 (27.78%) NetApp
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 4 (22.22%) iSeries
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) AS400
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) MS Access

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Quality Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Manager
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Change Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Officer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) IT Security Auditor
3 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) AS400
2 4 (22.22%) iSeries
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
1 5 (27.78%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) QMS
4 2 (11.11%) Transition Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) APMP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) TickIT
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) BMC
2 5 (27.78%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com