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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 114 102 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 11 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.82% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £235 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.36 £25.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -40.58%
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 7 £525 +23.52%
Coventry +2 2 £400 +70.21%
Solihull - 1 £375 -
Warwickshire - 1 £250 -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) VXML
3 4 (22.22%) H.323
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) SAP CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Logistics
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ICM
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (22.22%) Verint
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) SAP EWM
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) CCIP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) SAS
5 2 (11.11%) B2B
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP CRM
2 3 (16.67%) SAP EWM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) H.323
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP EWM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP QM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Logistics
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (11.11%) B2B
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) E-Discovery
4 1 (5.56%) WFM
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) CCIP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Verint
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects