The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank - 266 -
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £348
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
841 977 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.74% 9.84% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 513 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing TickIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TickIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

TickIT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TickIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (16.67%) Wiki
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) COBOL
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) zOS
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) VB6
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Unix

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Quality Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Quality Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow