Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 279 311
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 -14
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 87 74 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 52
South East median daily rate £456 £383 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -16.62% +1.94%
10th Percentile £163 £220 £283
90th Percentile £569 £534 £618
England median daily rate £444 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.39% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 8
South East median hourly rate £52.25 £37.50 £52.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.33% -28.66% +180.33%
10th Percentile £42.63 £14.90 £45.70
90th Percentile £60.65 £58.00 £57.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £51.25
% change year-on-year +15.94% -32.68% +38.51%

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 14,145 12,864 14,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.25% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,350 7,471 9,182
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 499 562
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.68 £11.73 £11.82
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Thames Valley -16 26 £450 -0.55% 8
Hampshire -11 25 £531 +63.46% 9
Surrey -26 21 £563 +26.40% 7
Berkshire -18 17 £306 -35.53% 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £463 - 1
West Sussex -2 6 £445 +18.67% 2
Oxfordshire +1 2 £310 -11.43% 4
Sussex - 1 £375 -
Kent - 1 - -
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Validation
3 21 (24.14%) QMS
4 20 (22.99%) PRINCE2
5 18 (20.69%) Change Management
6 17 (19.54%) Management Information System
6 17 (19.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (18.39%) Life Science
7 16 (18.39%) GxP
8 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 14 (16.09%) Risk Management
9 14 (16.09%) PMO
10 13 (14.94%) Coaching
10 13 (14.94%) Data Management
10 13 (14.94%) Document Management
10 13 (14.94%) CAD
10 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.79%) Content Management
11 12 (13.79%) Migration
11 12 (13.79%) Programme Management
11 12 (13.79%) Degree
11 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.64%) Clinical Data Management
12 11 (12.64%) CAPA
12 11 (12.64%) LIMS
12 11 (12.64%) MS Visio

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 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.90%) SAS
3 4 (4.60%) Apache
3 4 (4.60%) Confluence
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Visio
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (6.90%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP MDG
2 2 (2.30%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.15%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) SaaS
2 9 (10.34%) PaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Slack
3 4 (4.60%) Trello
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) CTI
2 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.30%) SAN
2 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.15%) H.323
3 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.15%) QSIG
3 1 (1.15%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
2 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.60%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) OLAP
4 2 (2.30%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 4 (4.60%) Maven
3 3 (3.45%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.75%) Military
4 5 (5.75%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.64%) IT Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) IT Manager
5 7 (8.05%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
1 4 (4.60%) Apache CXF
1 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
1 4 (4.60%) J2EE
1 4 (4.60%) JDBC
1 4 (4.60%) Spring
1 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (4.60%) Web Services
1 4 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (4.60%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.30%) VXML
3 1 (1.15%) EDI
3 1 (1.15%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.15%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Management Information System
2 16 (18.39%) Life Science
3 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.64%) LIMS
5 7 (8.05%) Virtual Team
6 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
6 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.75%) FMCG
7 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.30%) IVR
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.30%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.15%) NHS
8 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.15%) Social Media
8 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) CentOS
2 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Solaris
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
2 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 23 (26.44%) Validation
3 21 (24.14%) QMS
4 20 (22.99%) PRINCE2
5 18 (20.69%) Change Management
6 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (16.09%) Risk Management
9 13 (14.94%) CAD
9 13 (14.94%) Coaching
9 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
9 13 (14.94%) Data Management
9 13 (14.94%) Document Management
10 12 (13.79%) Content Management
10 12 (13.79%) Migration
10 12 (13.79%) Programme Management
11 11 (12.64%) CAPA
11 11 (12.64%) Clinical Data Management
12 10 (11.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) Java
3 2 (2.30%) AWK
3 2 (2.30%) Bourne shell
3 2 (2.30%) C#
3 2 (2.30%) Korn
3 2 (2.30%) Perl
3 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) ABAP
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) APMP
4 3 (3.45%) PMP
5 2 (2.30%) CCIE
5 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) CCNP
5 2 (2.30%) CISA
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.30%) CISM
5 2 (2.30%) CISSP
5 2 (2.30%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.30%) IISP
5 2 (2.30%) OCA
5 2 (2.30%) OCP
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) GxP
2 14 (16.09%) PMO
3 8 (9.20%) Data Quality
4 7 (8.05%) SLA
5 6 (6.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (6.90%) GCP
5 6 (6.90%) GLP
5 6 (6.90%) GMP
6 5 (5.75%) ISO 9001
7 3 (3.45%) ISO 13485
7 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
8 2 (2.30%) GDPR
8 2 (2.30%) IEC 62304
8 2 (2.30%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (2.30%) ISO 22301
8 2 (2.30%) ISO 31000
8 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (2.30%) QA
8 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (2.30%) HP ALM
1 2 (2.30%) Nessus
1 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (2.30%) Trend Micro Deep Security
1 2 (2.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) IBM
2 8 (9.20%) SAP
3 6 (6.90%) Progress
3 6 (6.90%) Xerox
4 4 (4.60%) Centrify
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 4 (4.60%) HP
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Sun
5 3 (3.45%) Genesys
5 3 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.30%) Brocade
6 2 (2.30%) Capita
6 2 (2.30%) Qualys
6 2 (2.30%) Serena
6 2 (2.30%) StorageTek
6 2 (2.30%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.30%) Veritas