The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 108 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 14 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.58% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.77% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
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£450 £358 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% +10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £31.00 £37.13
% change year-on-year
+53.90% -16.49%
Quality Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2211 1940 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.09% 75.05% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1093 932
Average daily rate £375 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 6 £450 +23.28%
Renfrewshire +2 4 £587 +67.66%
Glasgow 0 3 - -
Quality Management
UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) People Management
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Change Control
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) Network Security
6 5 (21.74%) QMS
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
7 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) Trillium
8 3 (13.04%) SDH
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.04%) CCNP
8 3 (13.04%) CCNA
8 3 (13.04%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) SAP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.04%) JNCIS

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Quality Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Quality Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) PMO Lead
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Operations
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) People Management
3 6 (26.09%) Change Control
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) QMS
5 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) E-Procurement
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) JNCIS
2 3 (13.04%) CCSE
2 3 (13.04%) CCSA
3 1 (4.35%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) Trillium
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 3 (13.04%) TippingPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Crossbeam
4 2 (8.70%) Nokia
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle