The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 60 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.54% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.90% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £405 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.72% +3.57%
Quality Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 775 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.88% 78.20% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 351 291
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 18
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £73.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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
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 28 November 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 - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Quality Management
North West

Quality Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) PMO Lead
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Level Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) SAP