The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management 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 Quality Management over the 3 months to 31 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank - 105 128
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1510 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.46% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 978 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 65 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Bristol - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) EDRMS
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Service Improvement Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Meridio