Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 January 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 West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 178 189
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 36 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.51% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 26
South West median daily rate £400 £359 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% -19.83% +37.69%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £483 £478 £556
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £47.71
% change year-on-year +60.00% -58.08% +28.95%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,197 4,275 5,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.28% 80.86% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,612 2,845 3,463
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 282 255
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.78% -5.10% +37.72%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.52 £13.70
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Wiltshire +13 11 £288 +0.44% 4
Bristol -2 11 £450 +9.42% 2
Gloucestershire +26 6 £400 +45.45%
Devon +5 4 £390 -2.61% 1
Dorset - 1 £500 - 4
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 12 (33.33%) Finance
1 12 (33.33%) Change Control
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) Dependency Management
3 10 (27.78%) Programme Governance
3 10 (27.78%) PMO
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 8 (22.22%) Use Case
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 8 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (13.89%) QMS
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
10 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
10 3 (8.33%) QA
10 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco
10 3 (8.33%) LAN
10 3 (8.33%) WLAN

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
1 3 (8.33%) WLAN
2 2 (5.56%) 2G
2 2 (5.56%) 3G
2 2 (5.56%) 4G
2 2 (5.56%) Broadband
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Quality Management Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Change Control
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) Dependency Management
3 10 (27.78%) Programme Governance
4 8 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Use Case
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) QMS
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
8 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.33%) IRCA
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) PMO
2 9 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (13.89%) ISO 9001
4 3 (8.33%) QA
5 2 (5.56%) ISO 14001
5 2 (5.56%) ISO 22301
5 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (2.78%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) Nortel
2 3 (8.33%) Siemens
3 1 (2.78%) SAP