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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 124 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 20 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 3
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +131.25%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 10 £470 +39.25% 1
Wiltshire -1 6 £285 -25.97%
Gloucestershire - 3 £250 - 3
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (35.71%) Project Management
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Change Control
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) QMS
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
5 6 (21.43%) Validation
5 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) ITSM
6 5 (17.86%) SIEM
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
6 5 (17.86%) Office Automation
6 5 (17.86%) LogRhythm
7 4 (14.29%) Internal Audit
8 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.71%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Quality Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Head of Business Change
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Health and Safety Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Change Control
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) QMS
4 6 (21.43%) Validation
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) ITSM
5 5 (17.86%) Office Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) SIEM
6 4 (14.29%) Internal Audit
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CLAS
4 2 (7.14%) HNC
4 2 (7.14%) HND
4 2 (7.14%) MAPM
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) BS7799
2 2 (7.14%) HMG Infosec
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.57%) NEBOSH
3 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix