The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 18 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 60 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £700
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 £25.25 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Quality Management
East of England

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 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
Colchester - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £325 -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Quality Management
East of England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
2 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (38.46%) BMC
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) iSeries
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS Access
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 4 (30.77%) AS400
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Finance

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Officer
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) iSeries
2 4 (30.77%) AS400
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Transition Management
4 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) BMC
1 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com