The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 84 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.10% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Quality Management
North West

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Quality Management
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBA