The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 North West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 119 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.74% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £313 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £422
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -13.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2055 1881 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.33% 71.63% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 934 1129
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 85 110
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.56 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Quality Management
England

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 22 July 2014.

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
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 22 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +3 7 £298 - 2
Manchester -3 5 £400 +6.66%
Lancashire -13 2 £348 +15.83%
Cumbria - - - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Service Management
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) MS Project
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (22.22%) CMS
6 6 (22.22%) CMDB
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) ITSM
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) QA
8 4 (14.81%) Change Control
9 3 (11.11%) MS Office
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) VB
10 2 (7.41%) VBA
10 2 (7.41%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Project
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS Office
4 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PP
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Change Management
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) ITSM
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Change Control
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
9 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) VB
1 2 (7.41%) VBA
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) CA
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec
3 2 (7.41%) Planview
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