The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 105 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.89% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
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£488 £344 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £235 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £513 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £16.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+104.06% -49.20%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1578 1575 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.91% 70.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 819 629
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 82 96
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Birmingham -5 3 £525 +68.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £225 - 2
Coventry 0 1 - - 3
Worcestershire -2 1 £106 - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) SAP QM
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
4 2 (11.76%) H.323
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) MS Project
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (11.76%) Verint
4 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP QM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) H.323
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) PBX
2 1 (5.88%) UMTS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SAP QM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) RF Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
1 1 (5.88%) CCTV
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCIP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Verint
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper