Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 185 196
Rank change year-on-year +31 +11 +10
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 48 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 20
South West median daily rate £385 £325 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -26.97% +36.92%
10th Percentile £262 £273 £270
90th Percentile £498 £448 £541
England median daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.60% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +42.22% -47.06% +6.92%

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 4571 4548 5209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.15% 80.13% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2884 3069 3519
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £560 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 271 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +4 15 £288 -2.54% 1
Bristol -4 11 £450 +7.78%
Gloucestershire +27 10 £400 +45.45%
Devon +9 6 £295 - 1
Somerset -4 1 £350 +16.67%
Dorset - 1 £500 - 2
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (27.08%) Change Control
4 12 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
5 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) Programme Governance
5 11 (22.92%) PMO
6 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (16.67%) Use Case
7 8 (16.67%) Dependency Management
8 7 (14.58%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (12.50%) Degree
10 5 (10.42%) QA
10 5 (10.42%) QMS
10 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
10 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
10 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
11 4 (8.33%) Line Management
11 4 (8.33%) People Management

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 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
1 4 (8.33%) WLAN
2 2 (4.17%) 2G
2 2 (4.17%) 3G
2 2 (4.17%) 4G
2 2 (4.17%) Broadband
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) ERwin
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Platform Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Quality Management Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.08%) Senior PMO
8 1 (2.08%) Senior PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.08%) Change Control
3 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (22.92%) Programme Governance
5 8 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 8 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 8 (16.67%) Use Case
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) QMS
7 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 4 (8.33%) Data Management
8 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) Line Management
8 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 4 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C#
1 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (8.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.08%) HNC
6 1 (2.08%) IRCA
6 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 11 (22.92%) PMO
3 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
3 5 (10.42%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.08%) GDPR
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) Nortel
2 4 (8.33%) Siemens
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata