The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 186 194 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 56 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.60% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 22
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£403 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £312 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6706 6003 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 70.82% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3681 3231 3265
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 255 323
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Hampshire +9 18 £463 +23.33% 2
Berkshire -4 10 £425 +63.46% 4
Surrey - 9 £368 - 4
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £425 +14.47% 1
Oxfordshire +7 4 £320 +3.22%
Middlesex -4 3 - -
Kent -1 2 £375 - 1
West Sussex -7 2 - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (43.62%) QA
2 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.04%) MS Office
3 32 (34.04%) MS Excel
4 29 (30.85%) Project Management
4 29 (30.85%) Finance
5 22 (23.40%) ISTQB
6 21 (22.34%) HP
7 18 (19.15%) VBA
8 17 (18.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
8 17 (18.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 15 (15.96%) MOS
10 14 (14.89%) ISO 9001
11 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
11 13 (13.83%) Change Management
11 13 (13.83%) QMS
11 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
12 12 (12.77%) Test Strategy
12 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
12 12 (12.77%) Telecoms
13 11 (11.70%) Document Management
14 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (10.64%) MS Project
14 10 (10.64%) SAP
15 9 (9.57%) Process Management
15 9 (9.57%) DV Cleared
16 8 (8.51%) Resource Management
17 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
17 7 (7.45%) SQL

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.06%) FileNet
2 1 (1.06%) Liferay
2 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
Applications
1 32 (34.04%) MS Office
1 32 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Project
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.06%) SAP QM
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (2.13%) 4G
2 2 (2.13%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.06%) MIMO
3 1 (1.06%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.06%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.06%) QlikView
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Gradle
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (30.85%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Military
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) French Language
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.77%) Tester
3 8 (8.51%) Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Quality Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) QA Tester
5 6 (6.38%) QA Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (4.26%) Support Manager
6 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.26%) Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Architect
7 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.19%) Quality Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) J2EE
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) OLE
3 1 (1.06%) XHTML
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) JSP
3 1 (1.06%) Servlets
3 1 (1.06%) Struts
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) XSLT
3 1 (1.06%) Spring
3 1 (1.06%) Java EE
3 1 (1.06%) Velocity
3 1 (1.06%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) Open Source
2 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.13%) Physics
2 2 (2.13%) EPoS
2 2 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) PMI
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
2 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Project Management
2 17 (18.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.83%) Change Management
3 13 (13.83%) QMS
4 12 (12.77%) Test Strategy
4 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
5 11 (11.70%) Document Management
6 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.57%) Process Management
8 8 (8.51%) Resource Management
9 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.45%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.45%) Change Control
10 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.38%) CMMI
11 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.32%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (5.32%) Data Management
11 5 (5.32%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) VBA
2 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) VB
2 7 (7.45%) VB6
3 3 (3.19%) C
3 3 (3.19%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) Groovy
5 1 (1.06%) R
5 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 15 (15.96%) MOS
4 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.38%) Degree
7 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.19%) ISEB
8 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CCNA
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.06%) HND
9 1 (1.06%) CISA
9 1 (1.06%) CISM
9 1 (1.06%) CRISC
9 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (43.62%) QA
2 14 (14.89%) ISO 9001
3 7 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.26%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.19%) Solvency II
6 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.13%) GxP
6 2 (2.13%) SLA
7 1 (1.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (1.06%) GMP
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.34%) HP
3 10 (10.64%) SAP
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
6 1 (1.06%) Informatica
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata
6 1 (1.06%) Planview
6 1 (1.06%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.06%) Huawei
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
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