Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 301 280
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 +35
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 101 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 46
South East median daily rate £538 £444 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.13% +26.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £217 £203
90th Percentile £600 £885 £588
England median daily rate £500 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.98% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £49.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.52% +120.00% -
10th Percentile £23.00 £15.00 £15.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £50.25 £37.18
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +42.22% -47.06%

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 14,564 14,186 13,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.76% 84.49% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,765 8,531 8,156
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 460 568
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -4.48% -4.78%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.30 £50.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +41 48 £530 +24.71% 6
Berkshire +18 42 £530 +63.08% 1
Hampshire -6 30 £365 +20.66% 8
Surrey -20 13 £550 -35.86% 3
West Sussex -14 10 £538 +21.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 3 £606 +32.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 4
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 38 (37.62%) Project Management
2 35 (34.65%) PMO
3 31 (30.69%) Telecoms
4 29 (28.71%) Project Governance
5 28 (27.72%) PRINCE2
5 28 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (27.72%) Matrix Management
6 27 (26.73%) Dependency Management
6 27 (26.73%) Critical Success Factor
6 27 (26.73%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 20 (19.80%) Oracle
8 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
9 18 (17.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
11 16 (15.84%) PMI
11 16 (15.84%) PMI Certification
11 16 (15.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
12 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
12 15 (14.85%) Migration
13 14 (13.86%) Management Information System
13 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.86%) SAP
13 14 (13.86%) Data Protection
13 14 (13.86%) Huawei
14 13 (12.87%) Degree
14 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
14 13 (12.87%) Maya
14 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (12.87%) Value-Added Service

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 8 (7.92%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Maya
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.99%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.94%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.97%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.97%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.97%) SAP MDG
2 3 (2.97%) SAP QM
2 3 (2.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.98%) Maximo
3 2 (1.98%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.98%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.98%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.98%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.99%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Value-Added Service
2 8 (7.92%) NFC
3 4 (3.96%) ATM
4 3 (2.97%) Skype
5 2 (1.98%) CTI
6 1 (0.99%) 3G
6 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.99%) H.323
6 1 (0.99%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.99%) LTE
6 1 (0.99%) QSIG
6 1 (0.99%) SAN
6 1 (0.99%) SCCP
6 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
6 1 (0.99%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) DataStage
3 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) HDInsight
3 1 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.99%) Power BI
3 1 (0.99%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) JIRA
1 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.92%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 31 (30.69%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 9 (8.91%) Back Office
4 3 (2.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Project Manager
2 17 (16.83%) Architect
3 13 (12.87%) Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Consultant
5 11 (10.89%) Telecoms Manager
5 11 (10.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 8 (7.92%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Payments Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.93%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Designer
9 5 (4.95%) Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Programme Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Systems Designer
9 5 (4.95%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Web Services
2 8 (7.92%) XML
3 4 (3.96%) EDI
3 4 (3.96%) JSON
3 4 (3.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.99%) J2EE
4 1 (0.99%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) PMI
2 14 (13.86%) Management Information System
3 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
5 8 (7.92%) Driving Licence
5 8 (7.92%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.96%) User Experience
7 3 (2.97%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.99%) CMDB
9 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.99%) IVR
9 1 (0.99%) NHS
9 1 (0.99%) RIA
9 1 (0.99%) Verilog
9 1 (0.99%) VHDL
9 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Solaris
3 8 (7.92%) Windows
3 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Project Management
2 29 (28.71%) Project Governance
3 28 (27.72%) Matrix Management
3 28 (27.72%) PRINCE2
3 28 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (26.73%) Critical Success Factor
4 27 (26.73%) Dependency Management
4 27 (26.73%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
6 18 (17.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.85%) Migration
9 14 (13.86%) Data Protection
10 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
11 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
11 12 (11.88%) ITIL
12 11 (10.89%) Change Management
12 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
13 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.90%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) C#
1 9 (8.91%) Java
2 7 (6.93%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
3 2 (1.98%) Python
4 1 (0.99%) AWK
4 1 (0.99%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.99%) Korn
4 1 (0.99%) PHP
4 1 (0.99%) R
4 1 (0.99%) Ruby
4 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) PMI Certification
1 16 (15.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.87%) Degree
4 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (7.92%) CCSP
5 8 (7.92%) CISA
5 8 (7.92%) CISM
5 8 (7.92%) CISSP
5 8 (7.92%) CLAS
5 8 (7.92%) CREST Certified
5 8 (7.92%) IISP
6 2 (1.98%) ISEB
6 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.65%) PMO
2 12 (11.88%) Data Quality
3 10 (9.90%) GDPR
3 10 (9.90%) ISO 9001
4 9 (8.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (7.92%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (7.92%) ISO 22301
5 8 (7.92%) ISO 31000
5 8 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 8 (7.92%) PCI DSS
6 5 (4.95%) QA
7 1 (0.99%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Nessus
1 8 (7.92%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.99%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.99%) Netcool
2 1 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.99%) OpenView
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (0.99%) Salt
2 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.99%) TeMIP
2 1 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Oracle
2 14 (13.86%) Huawei
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) SAP
3 9 (8.91%) Centrify
3 9 (8.91%) Cisco
3 9 (8.91%) IBM
4 8 (7.92%) ArcSight
4 8 (7.92%) Barracuda Networks
4 8 (7.92%) Google
4 8 (7.92%) Imperva
4 8 (7.92%) McAfee
4 8 (7.92%) Okta
4 8 (7.92%) Qualys
4 8 (7.92%) Remedy
4 8 (7.92%) Splunk
4 8 (7.92%) Trend Micro
4 8 (7.92%) Tripwire
5 5 (4.95%) Talend
6 3 (2.97%) Baan