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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 214 204 211
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 36 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 15
Average daily rate £378 £491 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +22.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 10 £297 -43.47% 2
Hampshire +8 7 £300 -27.27%
West Sussex - 7 - -
Surrey -9 6 £425 -13.48% 6
Middlesex -2 3 £410 -9.00%
Buckinghamshire -24 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (37.33%) QA
2 27 (36.00%) PRINCE2
3 26 (34.67%) MS Office
4 23 (30.67%) Finance
5 22 (29.33%) MS Excel
6 19 (25.33%) Project Management
7 16 (21.33%) MS Project
7 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
8 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
9 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.33%) ITIL
11 12 (16.00%) PMP
11 12 (16.00%) PMI Certification
12 11 (14.67%) Six Sigma
12 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (13.33%) Change Control
13 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
13 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
13 10 (13.33%) HP
14 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (12.00%) QMS
15 8 (10.67%) Degree
15 8 (10.67%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (10.67%) SQL
15 8 (10.67%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
16 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
16 7 (9.33%) Change Management
16 7 (9.33%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (34.67%) MS Office
2 22 (29.33%) MS Excel
3 16 (21.33%) MS Project
4 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.33%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) BGP
1 3 (4.00%) MPLS
1 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.67%) OSPF
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.67%) Quality Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Tester
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Programme Support Officer
7 2 (2.67%) Finance Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) PMI
3 1 (1.33%) EPoS
3 1 (1.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (25.33%) Project Management
3 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
3 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (17.33%) ITIL
5 11 (14.67%) Six Sigma
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (13.33%) Change Control
6 10 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.00%) QMS
8 8 (10.67%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.33%) Change Management
9 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.33%) Resource Management
10 6 (8.00%) Lean Manufacturing
10 6 (8.00%) Document Management
10 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) VB
2 7 (9.33%) VB6
3 3 (4.00%) C++
3 3 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) PMP
1 12 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.00%) MOS
5 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.67%) ISEB
7 1 (1.33%) CISA
7 1 (1.33%) CISM
7 1 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (37.33%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.33%) GMP
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) GxP
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) HP
3 6 (8.00%) Planview
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) Teradata
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
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