The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 56 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.88% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£298 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.02% 74.05% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 300
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Quality Management
North West

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management across the Cheshire region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 2 - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Quality Management
North West

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) PMO Lead
2 1 (12.50%) Service Level Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
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