The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 59 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.25% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +94.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.72% +3.57%
Quality Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
541 393 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.11% 68.23% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 195 344
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +40.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £46.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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
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 28 November 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
Watford - 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Quality Management
East of England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Resource Management
3 9 (47.37%) QMS
3 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (36.84%) Legal
5 7 (36.84%) Supplier Management
5 7 (36.84%) Change Control
5 7 (36.84%) Analytics
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (15.79%) APMP
9 3 (15.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) IT Governance
9 3 (15.79%) Coaching
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) Middleware

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) WorkSite
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Transition Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Resource Management
3 9 (47.37%) QMS
3 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (36.84%) Supplier Management
5 7 (36.84%) Change Control
5 7 (36.84%) Analytics
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) IT Governance
9 3 (15.79%) Coaching
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (15.79%) APMP
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) TickIT
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) XenServer
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) VocaLink
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix