The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 130 135 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.35% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Average daily rate
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£308 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £257 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.36 £25.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -40.58%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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 £390 - 2
Devon - 1 £225 - 7
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) ACCA
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM
2 1 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) SAP SCM
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Quality Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Quality Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Internal Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Office Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ACCA
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Optimus Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Rate: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago