The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 149 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £48.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.10% +2.63%
QMS
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2930 2231 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.59% 72.48% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1177 819
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 118 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.53 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.85 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

QMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

QMS Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Cumbria - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 2
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 9 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) ISO 9000
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Primavera
5 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (16.67%) Ada
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (8.33%) COBIT
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (8.33%) GAMP

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing QMS 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 QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Primavera
2 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Validation Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GAMP
2 1 (8.33%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Dell
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