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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 62 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.13% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.18% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£395 £650 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.23% +28.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.83 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.84% -25.00%
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
457 561 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 71.07% 73.82% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 287 285
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - -
Quality Management
East of England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (38.46%) QMS
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Process Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
5 3 (23.08%) WorkSite
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) WorkSite
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) MPLS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Transition Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Validation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
3 5 (38.46%) QMS
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Process Management
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (7.69%) GMP
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) XenServer
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) BMC