The table below looks at the statistics for TQM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TQM over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank 574 549 528
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs citing TQM 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.006% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £325 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

TQM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TQM Jobs Demand Trend in England

TQM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TQM Daily Rate Trend in England

TQM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TQM Hourly Rate Trend in England

TQM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing TQM 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 TQM.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Lumension
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) GAMP
3 2 (33.33%) GMP
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared

TQM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing TQM 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 TQM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Validation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Improvement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GAMP
1 2 (33.33%) GMP
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Lumension