The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 362 353 360
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 265 255 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 172 113
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 10
Average hourly rate £45.36 £31.63 £43.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.41% -27.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £21.33 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.05 £41.93 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.63 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -29.09%
Quality Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42104 39098 36285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.15% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27971 24690 22740
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1134 1102 1016
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 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
London -56 82 £475 +5.55% 9
South East -24 53 £375 -7.97% 11
East of England +16 30 £350 -16.91% 10
North West -2 28 £370 +2.06% 7
Yorkshire -15 22 £425 +16.43% 3
South West - 15 £445 - 14
West Midlands 0 14 £410 +9.33% 2
North East -18 9 £344 +129.16%
East Midlands -6 8 £415 -20.95% 1
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Quality Management
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 140 (31.25%) Finance
2 96 (21.43%) Project Management
3 85 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 65 (14.51%) Security Cleared
6 64 (14.29%) SAP
7 61 (13.62%) QMS
8 60 (13.39%) Microsoft
9 58 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (12.72%) Change Control
11 56 (12.50%) SQL
12 54 (12.05%) MS Excel
12 54 (12.05%) Data Quality
13 51 (11.38%) Oracle
13 51 (11.38%) Change Management
13 51 (11.38%) QA
14 50 (11.16%) Management Information System
15 49 (10.94%) ITIL
15 49 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (10.94%) Data Management
16 42 (9.38%) Risk Management
17 41 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (8.93%) MS Office
18 40 (8.93%) SC Cleared
18 40 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
19 39 (8.71%) Data Governance
19 39 (8.71%) Manufacturing
20 38 (8.48%) MS Visio
21 34 (7.59%) Programme Management
22 33 (7.37%) Degree

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.89%) SAS
4 4 (0.89%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.45%) CMS
5 2 (0.45%) Confluence
5 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.22%) Documentum
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.22%) FileNet
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.22%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 54 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.93%) MS Office
3 38 (8.48%) MS Visio
4 22 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (4.91%) MS Project
5 6 (1.34%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 21 (4.69%) Oracle TCA
2 13 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.90%) SAP QM
3 9 (2.01%) SAP PP
4 8 (1.79%) Primavera
5 7 (1.56%) Maximo
6 6 (1.34%) Teamcenter
6 6 (1.34%) SAP PM
6 6 (1.34%) SAP PLM
7 5 (1.12%) TrackWise
7 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.89%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.67%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.45%) Cognos Planning
10 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.90%) TCP/IP
1 13 (2.90%) Firewall
2 8 (1.79%) Internet
2 8 (1.79%) LAN
2 8 (1.79%) WAN
2 8 (1.79%) Network Security
3 7 (1.56%) MPLS
4 6 (1.34%) VPN
5 4 (0.89%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.45%) 3G
6 2 (0.45%) 2G
6 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (0.45%) SDH
6 2 (0.45%) H.323
6 2 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.22%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.22%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) UMTS
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.34%) QlikView
8 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.34%) Essbase
8 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Power View
8 6 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.12%) Big Data
10 4 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.67%) DB2
11 3 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (0.89%) JIRA
2 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.67%) PVCS
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.22%) ERwin
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Maven
4 1 (0.22%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 140 (31.25%) Finance
2 39 (8.71%) Manufacturing
3 30 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.58%) Retail
5 18 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (4.02%) Banking
6 13 (2.90%) Marketing
7 8 (1.79%) Legal
8 6 (1.34%) Automotive
8 6 (1.34%) German Language
9 5 (1.12%) Publishing
10 4 (0.89%) Electronics
10 4 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.89%) Billing
11 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.67%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (18.53%) Analyst
2 72 (16.07%) Project Manager
3 60 (13.39%) Consultant
4 47 (10.49%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.81%) Architect
6 29 (6.47%) Developer
6 29 (6.47%) Data Analyst
7 24 (5.36%) Quality Manager
8 19 (4.24%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
10 15 (3.35%) Process Engineer
11 14 (3.13%) Process Analyst
12 12 (2.68%) Quality Analyst
13 11 (2.46%) Data Consultant
13 11 (2.46%) Data Quality Analyst
13 11 (2.46%) Programme Manager
14 10 (2.23%) Data Architect
15 9 (2.01%) IT Project Manager
15 9 (2.01%) Risk Consultant
16 8 (1.79%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.01%) XML
2 8 (1.79%) .NET
3 7 (1.56%) Web Services
4 5 (1.12%) MDX
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.12%) Middleware
4 5 (1.12%) WinForms
5 4 (0.89%) Velocity
5 4 (0.89%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.45%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.45%) SciPy
6 2 (0.45%) NumPy
6 2 (0.45%) HTML
6 2 (0.45%) Struts
6 2 (0.45%) VXML
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.22%) Spring
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (11.16%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 10 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (2.23%) NHS
4 10 (2.23%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.01%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.79%) PMI
7 7 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.34%) Taxonomies
8 6 (1.34%) Ontologies
9 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.89%) User Experience
10 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.89%) DTV
10 4 (0.89%) FMCG
10 4 (0.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.14%) Windows
2 20 (4.46%) Linux
3 15 (3.35%) UNIX
4 9 (2.01%) Solaris
5 8 (1.79%) AIX
6 6 (1.34%) pSOS
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.12%) zOS
8 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.89%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.89%) Android
8 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.43%) Project Management
2 85 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 61 (13.62%) QMS
5 57 (12.72%) Change Control
6 51 (11.38%) Change Management
7 49 (10.94%) ITIL
7 49 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (10.94%) Data Management
8 42 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 41 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (8.71%) Data Governance
12 34 (7.59%) Programme Management
13 31 (6.92%) Master Data Management
14 29 (6.47%) Six Sigma
15 24 (5.36%) ERP
16 23 (5.13%) Data Modelling
16 23 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
16 23 (5.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.50%) SQL
2 10 (2.23%) Java
3 9 (2.01%) C#
3 9 (2.01%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.79%) VB
5 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.34%) Perl
5 6 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.12%) VBA
6 5 (1.12%) Python
7 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) VBScript
8 1 (0.22%) R
8 1 (0.22%) Ada
8 1 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 65 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.37%) Degree
4 24 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 19 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.24%) MCTS
6 15 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (3.13%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.23%) ISEB
9 8 (1.79%) PMP
10 6 (1.34%) APMP
11 4 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.67%) HNC
12 3 (0.67%) CCNP
13 2 (0.45%) CCIP
13 2 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.05%) Data Quality
2 51 (11.38%) QA
3 24 (5.36%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (2.01%) GxP
6 9 (2.01%) Solvency II
7 5 (1.12%) GMP
8 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.67%) COBIT
8 3 (0.67%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.45%) COSO
10 1 (0.22%) BS25999
10 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.22%) Basel II
10 1 (0.22%) BS15000
10 1 (0.22%) SLA
10 1 (0.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.89%) XenServer
4 4 (0.89%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.34%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.22%) MOM
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (14.29%) SAP
2 60 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 51 (11.38%) Oracle
4 20 (4.46%) HP
5 15 (3.35%) Cisco
5 15 (3.35%) IBM
6 11 (2.46%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.79%) Nokia
7 8 (1.79%) VMware
8 6 (1.34%) Informatica
8 6 (1.34%) Crossbeam
8 6 (1.34%) Infor
9 5 (1.12%) Tableau
9 5 (1.12%) CA
10 4 (0.89%) OpenText
10 4 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.67%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.67%) NCR
11 3 (0.67%) Hyperion
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