Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 111
Rank change year-on-year +9 +23 -26
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 11 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.82% 0.74% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.86% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £285 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% -32.78% +11.58%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £342
90th Percentile £538 £428 £487
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £331
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.66% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £11.50 £47.71
% change year-on-year - -75.90% -

Quality Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1128 1283 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.99% 86.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 917 1152
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £275
90th Percentile £623 £613 £599
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 59
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.42 £19.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.59% +12.24% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.87
90th Percentile £34.80 £38.93 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Cheshire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Cheshire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Cheshire

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Cheshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +24 6 £413 -
Crewe - 3 £300 -
Chester +5 2 £413 +94.12% 1
Quality Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Trello
3 3 (27.27%) QMS
3 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
3 3 (27.27%) ETL

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Slack
2 3 (27.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
1 3 (27.27%) Geospatial Data
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Trainer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Planning Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) e-Learning
2 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
3 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (27.27%) Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) QMS
1 3 (27.27%) Reference Data Management
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Information Management
2 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CIPD
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle