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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 114 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 21 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
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£325 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £391 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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%
Quality Management
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2642 2191 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.34% 78.25% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1125 890
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 39
Average hourly rate £30.50 £24.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -16.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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
Glasgow +8 7 - -
Edinburgh -9 7 £279 -38.11% 1
Renfrewshire +7 3 £425 +6.25%
Stirling - 2 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £550 -
Quality Management
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Change Control
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco
6 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
6 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 9 (25.71%) Network Security
6 9 (25.71%) QMS
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) MS Office
8 7 (20.00%) Migration
8 7 (20.00%) Banking
8 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) People Management
9 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
9 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
9 6 (17.14%) SDH
9 6 (17.14%) Juniper
9 6 (17.14%) Remedy
10 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (14.29%) CCNP
10 5 (14.29%) CCNA
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) CCSE
10 5 (14.29%) CCSA
10 5 (14.29%) TippingPoint
10 5 (14.29%) JNCIS
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) Crossbeam

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
1 9 (25.71%) Network Security
2 6 (17.14%) SDH
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) PMO Lead
4 3 (8.57%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Head of IT
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Head of Operations
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Change Control
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) QMS
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) People Management
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) E-Procurement
9 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Web Development
10 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.71%) Release Management
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.71%) E-business
10 2 (5.71%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VBA
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) JCL
3 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.29%) CCSA
3 5 (14.29%) CCSE
3 5 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) Remedy
3 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 4 (11.43%) Crossbeam
5 4 (11.43%) Nokia
5 4 (11.43%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) SAP
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) Nortel
7 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Trillium