The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 August 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 Hertfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 53 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.22% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £43.55 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-27.38% -8.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
495 452 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.33% 74.71% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 227 306
Average daily rate £388 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.07 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Quality Management
East of England

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Rickmansworth - 3 £475 -
Watford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Quality Management
East of England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) QMS
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Teradata
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) APMP
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) VocaLink
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (50.00%) QMS
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) BPR
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Teradata
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VocaLink
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware