The median contractor rate for a QA Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
South East / Surrey
Rank - - 90
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £527 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +23.88% +8.97%  
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1100 1237 1352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.10% 96.26% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 803 733
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 99 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured QA Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager in Surrey

QA Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA Manager in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Manager in Surrey

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, QA 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 Surrey region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Life Science
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) QMS
1 4 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (50.00%) Biotechnology
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (50.00%) GxP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) QMS
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (100.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) GxP