The first table below looks at the demand for TQM 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 TQM over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank 124 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing TQM 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £150 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2112 1894 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.59% 70.94% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
TQM
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TQM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TQM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TQM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

TQM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

TQM
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing TQM 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 TQM.

1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 13 (100.00%) SLA
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) CA
1 13 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (100.00%) AppSense
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 13 (100.00%) Lumension
1 13 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory

TQM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing TQM 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 TQM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Desktop Support
1 11 (84.62%) Support Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) CA
1 13 (100.00%) AppSense
1 13 (100.00%) Lumension