The median contractor rate for a Quality Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 263 259
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.032% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.034% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £413 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £300 £395
% change year-on-year +40.00% -24.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Quality Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Quality Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Manager in the South East

Quality Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Manager in the South East

Quality Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Manager in the South East

Quality Manager
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 Manager within the South East 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
Berkshire +35 9 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
Quality Manager
England

Quality Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Quality Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Quality Manager in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) QA
2 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (37.50%) PMO
5 8 (33.33%) APMP
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 7 (29.17%) Retail
6 7 (29.17%) Coaching
6 7 (29.17%) P3O
7 6 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Validation
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (25.00%) QMS
7 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
8 5 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (20.83%) Life Science
9 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.33%) Biotechnology
10 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 2 (8.33%) GxP
10 2 (8.33%) Office 365
10 2 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
11 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
11 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement

Quality Manager Skill Set
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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 7 (29.17%) Coaching
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 6 (25.00%) QMS
5 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 6 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) CMMI
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) APMP
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (66.67%) QA
2 9 (37.50%) PMO
3 7 (29.17%) P3O
4 2 (8.33%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft