The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 73 59
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.42% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.45% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £383 £295 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.66% -37.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £293 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £298 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -1.29% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +247.82% -71.06%  

Quality Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 429 660 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.84% 89.07% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1653 1164
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 33
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +14.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in West Sussex

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in West Sussex

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in West Sussex

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Gatwick +6 6 £383 +29.66%
Quality Management
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) QMS
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) StorageTek
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) OCP
4 3 (37.50%) OCA
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (37.50%) RHCE
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) AWK

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) CTI
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DOORS Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) QMS
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) AWK
1 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) OCA
2 3 (37.50%) OCP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (37.50%) RHCE
2 3 (37.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) GlusterFS
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Brocade
1 3 (37.50%) EMC
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) StorageTek
1 3 (37.50%) Sun
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Verint