The table below looks at the statistics for TQM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TQM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank 610 582 606
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing TQM 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£313 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

TQM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TQM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TQM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TQM within the UK.

TQM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TQM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TQM within the UK.

TQM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TQM
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TQM within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
England -29 2 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £313 -
Wales - 1 £313 -
Cardiff - 1 £313 -
Glasgow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -

TQM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) CA
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
2 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (53.33%) SLA
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (53.33%) AppSense
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
2 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Lumension
2 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) PMI
7 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards

TQM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) CA
2 8 (53.33%) AppSense
2 8 (53.33%) Lumension
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards