The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT 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 TickIT over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 55 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.35% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
85 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.54% 5.16% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 25
Average daily rate £350 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £438 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001