Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 26 September 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 311 325
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -19
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 83 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 49
South East median daily rate £525 £383 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £244 £200
90th Percentile £590 £526 £600
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.29% -28.42% +87.01%
10th Percentile £26.40 £14.75 £18.63
90th Percentile £48.20 £58.00 £39.21
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.73% +39.22% -47.67%

Quality Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,156 13,869 14,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.86% 84.26% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,510 8,278 8,858
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 475 565
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.82% +3.80%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 29 £531 +71.37% 7
Thames Valley +11 23 £513 +35.76% 5
Berkshire -7 17 £525 +61.54% 2
Surrey -34 16 £550 +23.60% 5
West Sussex -2 12 £513 +33.99%
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £500 +10.50% 1
Oxfordshire +5 2 - - 2
Kent +11 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £375 -
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 25 (30.12%) Project Management
2 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2
3 18 (21.69%) ITIL
3 18 (21.69%) Finance
4 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (20.48%) Degree
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.48%) Risk Management
4 17 (20.48%) PMO
5 15 (18.07%) Change Management
5 15 (18.07%) Oracle
5 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
5 15 (18.07%) QMS
6 14 (16.87%) Validation
6 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
6 14 (16.87%) Project Governance
7 13 (15.66%) Centrify
7 13 (15.66%) Data Modelling
7 13 (15.66%) Information Security
7 13 (15.66%) Mathematics
8 12 (14.46%) Migration
8 12 (14.46%) Data Management
8 12 (14.46%) GDPR
8 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (12.05%) DevOps
10 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (10.84%) IIS
2 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.82%) SAS
4 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.20%) MTS
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Maya
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.82%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP MDG
2 2 (2.41%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Maximo
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.23%) PaaS
1 6 (7.23%) SaaS
2 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) NFC
2 4 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (4.82%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) ATM
3 3 (3.61%) Skype
3 3 (3.61%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (2.41%) CTI
5 1 (1.20%) 3G
5 1 (1.20%) H.323
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) LTE
5 1 (1.20%) QSIG
5 1 (1.20%) SCCP
5 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.20%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Big Data
1 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.20%) DataStage
1 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.20%) HDInsight
1 1 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.20%) Power BI
1 1 (1.20%) QualityStage
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) SonarQube
2 5 (6.02%) JIRA
3 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) Maven
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.02%) Back Office
5 3 (3.61%) Automotive
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Billing
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (1.20%) German Language
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Project Manager
2 18 (21.69%) Architect
3 14 (16.87%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) IT Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Telecoms Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Designer
7 5 (6.02%) Payments Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Designer
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.82%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) EDI
3 1 (1.20%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Management Information System
2 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.84%) Driving Licence
4 9 (10.84%) Life Science
5 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (6.02%) LIMS
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (6.02%) Smartcard
7 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.82%) User Experience
8 3 (3.61%) PMI
8 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
9 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.41%) FMCG
9 2 (2.41%) NHS
9 2 (2.41%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.20%) CMDB
10 1 (1.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 8 (9.64%) Solaris
3 5 (6.02%) Unix
4 4 (4.82%) CentOS
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Project Management
2 21 (25.30%) PRINCE2
3 18 (21.69%) ITIL
4 17 (20.48%) Risk Management
4 17 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.07%) Change Management
5 15 (18.07%) QMS
6 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.87%) Project Governance
6 14 (16.87%) Validation
7 13 (15.66%) Data Modelling
7 13 (15.66%) Information Security
7 13 (15.66%) Mathematics
8 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (14.46%) Data Management
8 12 (14.46%) Migration
8 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.05%) DevOps
10 9 (10.84%) ITIL V3
10 9 (10.84%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) Java
1 5 (6.02%) Perl
2 4 (4.82%) AWK
2 4 (4.82%) Bourne shell
2 4 (4.82%) C#
2 4 (4.82%) Korn
2 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) R
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) CISA
3 9 (10.84%) CISM
3 9 (10.84%) CISSP
3 9 (10.84%) CREST Certified
3 9 (10.84%) IISP
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (4.82%) CCSP
5 4 (4.82%) CLAS
5 4 (4.82%) OCA
5 4 (4.82%) OCP
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.82%) RHCE
5 4 (4.82%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) PMO
2 12 (14.46%) GDPR
3 10 (12.05%) GxP
3 10 (12.05%) ISO 9001
3 10 (12.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (10.84%) ISAE 3402
4 9 (10.84%) ISO 22301
4 9 (10.84%) ISO 31000
4 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (8.43%) Data Quality
6 4 (4.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (4.82%) GCP
6 4 (4.82%) GLP
6 4 (4.82%) GMP
6 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) GlusterFS
1 4 (4.82%) ISA Server
1 4 (4.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Nessus
1 9 (10.84%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (4.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.20%) Netcool
3 1 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.20%) OpenView
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Salt
3 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.20%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 13 (15.66%) Centrify
4 10 (12.05%) Cisco
4 10 (12.05%) IBM
4 10 (12.05%) SAP
5 9 (10.84%) ArcSight
5 9 (10.84%) Barracuda Networks
5 9 (10.84%) Imperva
5 9 (10.84%) McAfee
5 9 (10.84%) Qualys
5 9 (10.84%) Splunk
5 9 (10.84%) Sun
5 9 (10.84%) Trend Micro
5 9 (10.84%) Tripwire
6 5 (6.02%) Huawei
6 5 (6.02%) VMware
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.82%) StorageTek
7 4 (4.82%) Veritas