The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 200 200 199
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 44 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.62% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £365 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.32%
Quality Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6777 6136 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.86% 71.32% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 3427 3292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 241 317
Average hourly rate £21.82 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Surrey +7 17 £400 -9.09%
Berkshire +11 8 £330 -20.00% 3
Hampshire -9 7 £475 -20.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £438 -
West Sussex 0 2 £515 +14.44%
Oxfordshire -8 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £375 - 1
Middlesex -3 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (42.71%) QA
2 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (36.46%) Project Management
3 29 (30.21%) MS Excel
4 27 (28.13%) MS Office
5 24 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 22 (22.92%) HP
6 22 (22.92%) Finance
7 20 (20.83%) VBA
8 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
9 17 (17.71%) MOS
9 17 (17.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.58%) ISO 9001
11 14 (14.58%) Test Strategy
12 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
13 12 (12.50%) Change Management
13 12 (12.50%) Document Management
13 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.46%) QMS
14 11 (11.46%) Risk Management
14 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
14 11 (11.46%) SAP
15 10 (10.42%) Project Planning
16 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 9 (9.38%) MS Project
16 9 (9.38%) Process Management
17 8 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
17 8 (8.33%) People Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.08%) Liferay
1 2 (2.08%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.04%) FileNet
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (30.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (28.13%) MS Office
3 9 (9.38%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.04%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Wireless
2 2 (2.08%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.08%) 3G
2 2 (2.08%) 2G
2 2 (2.08%) 4G
3 1 (1.04%) LTE
3 1 (1.04%) MIMO
3 1 (1.04%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) LAN
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.04%) EDMS
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Gradle
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
1 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CE
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Military
4 4 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.08%) Automotive
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.04%) German Language
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 13 (13.54%) Tester
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 8 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 7 (7.29%) QA Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Governance Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.17%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) SAP Support
9 3 (3.13%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
1 4 (4.17%) J2EE
2 3 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) Servlets
3 2 (2.08%) Struts
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) XSLT
3 2 (2.08%) XHTML
3 2 (2.08%) OLE
3 2 (2.08%) Spring
3 2 (2.08%) Java EE
3 2 (2.08%) Velocity
3 2 (2.08%) JSR 168
4 1 (1.04%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.04%) SAP MI
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
3 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.08%) Physics
3 2 (2.08%) Open Source
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) Statistics
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.04%) EPoS
4 1 (1.04%) PMI
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Project Management
2 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.58%) Test Strategy
4 12 (12.50%) Change Management
4 12 (12.50%) Document Management
4 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.46%) QMS
5 11 (11.46%) Risk Management
5 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.42%) Project Planning
7 9 (9.38%) Process Management
8 8 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (8.33%) People Management
9 7 (7.29%) CMMI
10 6 (6.25%) Data Governance
11 5 (5.21%) Demand Management
11 5 (5.21%) Data Management
11 5 (5.21%) Resource Management
12 4 (4.17%) ERP
12 4 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) VBA
2 5 (5.21%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) C
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
4 2 (2.08%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) VB
4 2 (2.08%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) VB6
4 2 (2.08%) Scala
4 2 (2.08%) Groovy
5 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.71%) MOS
3 17 (17.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) Degree
6 5 (5.21%) ISEB
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.08%) CISA
8 2 (2.08%) CISM
9 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.04%) HND
9 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCNA
9 1 (1.04%) CISSP
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (42.71%) QA
2 14 (14.58%) ISO 9001
3 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (7.29%) Data Quality
5 6 (6.25%) Solvency II
6 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.13%) GxP
7 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
8 1 (1.04%) TickIT
8 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
8 1 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) HP
3 11 (11.46%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
6 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) McAfee
6 2 (2.08%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.08%) Qualys
6 2 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.04%) Planview
7 1 (1.04%) Huawei
7 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.04%) BMC
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + negotiable
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Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago