The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 73 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.10% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £600 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +118.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £409 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -5.88%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
782 706 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.28% 79.68% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 389 479
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (87.50%) NHS
2 6 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) QMS
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (50.00%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) nginx
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) MS Project
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 6 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) NHS
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
1 6 (75.00%) QMS
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix