The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management 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 Quality Management over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 123 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 25 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.63% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
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£420 £505 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% +28.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £394 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £535 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £25.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.62% -8.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.83 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.84% -25.00%
Quality Management
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
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Quality Management
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 Quality Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester - 9 £519 - 2
Cheshire +3 6 £350 -14.63% 1
Cumbria - 4 - - 2
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (29.73%) SAP
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) MS Project
3 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (21.62%) QMS
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
5 6 (16.22%) Finance
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) PLM
5 6 (16.22%) MS Office
5 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Document Management
5 6 (16.22%) SAP PLM
5 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) 4G
6 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
6 5 (13.51%) Coaching
6 5 (13.51%) SLA
6 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) Primavera
8 3 (8.11%) ISO 9000
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
8 3 (8.11%) Data Management
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Data Quality

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Project
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SAP PLM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP PM
2 2 (5.41%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.70%) SAP CS
3 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP MDM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Data Governance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Governance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) QMS
3 6 (16.22%) Document Management
3 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) PLM
4 5 (13.51%) Data Governance
4 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Logistics
7 2 (5.41%) Time Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) ABAP
1 1 (2.70%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO 9000
2 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (2.70%) GAMP
4 1 (2.70%) GMP
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Primavera
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Novell
4 2 (5.41%) Siemens
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