The table below looks at the statistics for COREP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COREP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 138 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing COREP 6 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.35% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.03% 3.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £301
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +66.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
295 261 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.27% 9.26% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 170 120
Average daily rate £498 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £180 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £624 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 15
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £8.41 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

COREP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COREP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COREP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COREP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

COREP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

COREP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COREP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

COREP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing COREP 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 COREP.

1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) FINREP
3 9 (69.23%) FATCA
4 8 (61.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (61.54%) ACCA
4 8 (61.54%) CIMA
5 7 (53.85%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Banking
7 5 (38.46%) Retail
7 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
8 4 (30.77%) Information Management
9 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
10 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 2 (15.38%) Change Management
10 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
10 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
11 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 1 (7.69%) Line Management
11 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 1 (7.69%) Validation
11 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
11 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
11 1 (7.69%) QA
11 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing COREP 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 COREP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) GAP Analysis
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Information Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ACCA
1 8 (61.54%) CIMA
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) FINREP
2 9 (69.23%) FATCA
3 8 (61.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (7.69%) Basel II
4 1 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) Solvency II