The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing QA 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.00% 2.50% 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 26.67% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
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£290 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £296 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £355 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -37.19%
QA
South East

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 West Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
48 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.67% 9.38% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 13
Average daily rate £298 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

QA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

QA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Crawley +4 10 £425 +19.71% 2
Gatwick +3 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £425 - 2
Worthing - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing QA 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 QA.

1 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (30.30%) PMP
3 10 (30.30%) PMI Certification
4 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (24.24%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) MS Office
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) Degree
9 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
9 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
10 3 (9.09%) Symantec
10 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.09%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) VPN
10 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.09%) SOA
10 3 (9.09%) SAP
10 3 (9.09%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) CMDB
10 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (9.09%) Release Management

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing QA 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 QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) QlikView
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Deskside Support
6 2 (6.06%) Validation Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) CMDB
2 3 (9.09%) iPhone
2 3 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (6.06%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Telematics
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Test Management
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) TQM
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PHP
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 10 (30.30%) PMP
1 10 (30.30%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GAMP
1 2 (6.06%) GMP
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Ariba
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago