The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 65 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.03% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£325 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.63 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -29.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
734 585 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.32% 68.58% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 309 364
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 19
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -31.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Crossbeam
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) QMS
2 5 (62.50%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) PMI
6 1 (12.50%) PMP
6 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) DOCSIS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) QMS
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Crossbeam
3 4 (50.00%) HP