The table below looks at the statistics for PDCA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Rank - - 569
Contract jobs citing PDCA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43419 40910 36111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.42% 75.96% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28006 25665 21686
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1196 1068
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

PDCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDCA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDCA within the UK.

PDCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PDCA
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PDCA 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 PDCA.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISMS
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (100.00%) CRISC
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

PDCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PDCA 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 PDCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISMS
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS