The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 132 117
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 6 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.00% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 4
Median daily rate £350 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -31.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +247.82% -71.06%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1766 2505 2473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.37% 85.41% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1428 1278
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Edinburgh +19 4 £349 +24.55% 3
Glasgow +3 2 £450 - 1
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) QMS
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Release Management
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) HP
6 7 (31.82%) Network Design
7 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 6 (27.27%) Change Control
7 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) CatOS
8 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) CMDB
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) WAN
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) MPLS
8 5 (22.73%) OSPF
8 5 (22.73%) BGP
8 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 4 (18.18%) Siemens
9 4 (18.18%) C
9 4 (18.18%) ITSM
9 4 (18.18%) Process Management

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP PLM
1 2 (9.09%) SAP PM
1 2 (9.09%) SAP PP
1 2 (9.09%) SAP QM
1 2 (9.09%) SAP SCM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) BGP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
2 5 (22.73%) OSPF
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) Multicast
3 4 (18.18%) Wireless
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Operations Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Data Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Training Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) CMDB
3 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) QMS
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Release Management
5 7 (31.82%) Network Design
6 6 (27.27%) Change Control
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
8 4 (18.18%) ITSM
8 4 (18.18%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (18.18%) Process Management
8 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (9.09%) ERP
10 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
10 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) BT
3 4 (18.18%) Siemens
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
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