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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 186 192 190
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 56 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 19
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£390 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £312 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £375 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -13.60%
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
6670 5926 6810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.63% 70.29% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 3146 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
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 247 265 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 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 24 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 +4 20 £463 +32.14% 3
Berkshire -1 10 £425 +254.16% 2
Surrey - 8 £360 - 6
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £425 +14.47% 2
Oxfordshire -1 4 £320 +3.22%
Middlesex -4 3 - - 1
Kent -2 2 £375 - 4
West Sussex -4 2 - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 39 (41.94%) QA
2 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.41%) MS Office
3 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
4 29 (31.18%) Project Management
5 27 (29.03%) Finance
6 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
7 21 (22.58%) HP
8 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (19.35%) VBA
9 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
9 17 (18.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (16.13%) MOS
11 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
11 14 (15.05%) ISO 9001
12 13 (13.98%) Change Management
12 13 (13.98%) QMS
12 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
13 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
13 12 (12.90%) Risk Management
13 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
14 11 (11.83%) MS Project
14 11 (11.83%) Document Management
15 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (10.75%) SAP
16 9 (9.68%) Process Management
16 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
17 8 (8.60%) Resource Management
18 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
18 7 (7.53%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) SAS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.08%) FileNet
2 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 32 (34.41%) MS Office
1 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Project
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.08%) SAP QM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Wireless
2 2 (2.15%) 4G
2 2 (2.15%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.08%) MIMO
3 1 (1.08%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.08%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.08%) QlikView
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Gradle
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Military
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
6 1 (1.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.90%) Tester
3 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Quality Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) QA Tester
5 6 (6.45%) QA Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Support Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.30%) Programme Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Consultant
7 3 (3.23%) Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) HTML
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) XHTML
2 1 (1.08%) J2EE
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.08%) JSP
2 1 (1.08%) Servlets
2 1 (1.08%) Struts
2 1 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) XSLT
2 1 (1.08%) OLE
2 1 (1.08%) Velocity
2 1 (1.08%) JSR 168
2 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.15%) Open Source
2 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.15%) Physics
2 2 (2.15%) EPoS
2 2 (2.15%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) PMI
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Project Management
2 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.98%) Change Management
4 13 (13.98%) QMS
5 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
5 12 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.83%) Document Management
7 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.68%) Process Management
9 8 (8.60%) Resource Management
10 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.53%) Change Control
11 6 (6.45%) CMMI
12 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.38%) Demand Management
13 4 (4.30%) Data Management
13 4 (4.30%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) VBA
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) VB
2 7 (7.53%) VB6
3 3 (3.23%) C
4 2 (2.15%) Java
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.08%) R
5 1 (1.08%) Scala
5 1 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 15 (16.13%) MOS
4 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.45%) Degree
7 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.23%) ISEB
8 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) HND
9 1 (1.08%) CISA
9 1 (1.08%) CISM
9 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.94%) QA
2 14 (15.05%) ISO 9001
3 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (2.15%) Solvency II
5 2 (2.15%) GxP
5 2 (2.15%) SLA
5 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.08%) GMP
6 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.58%) HP
3 10 (10.75%) SAP
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) Planview
5 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Teradata
6 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.08%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.08%) Huawei
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago