The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Management
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 107 124
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 1 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.047% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.85% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £32.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -30.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.50 £34.83
% change year-on-year -40.86% +33.52%  

Quality Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Quality Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the East of England

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Management in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the East of England

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the East of England

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) PMO
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Conversion
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Data Security
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) ABAP
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) SAP QM
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Post-Production

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP QM
2 1 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Data Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Head of Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Manager
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Planner
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Planner
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Finance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Procurement Officer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Conversion
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Data Security
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (18.75%) PMO
3 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) IBM