The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 30 March 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
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 -  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £613 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £34.83
% change year-on-year -36.04% +23.47%  

Quality Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 637 740 483
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.86% 85.16% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 499 260
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £548 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Quality Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the North East

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the North East

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the North East

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 3 £613 +36.11% 6
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 17 (80.95%) Change Control
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (66.67%) HP
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) ITIL
4 13 (61.90%) Problem Management
4 13 (61.90%) Incident Management
5 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Unix
6 10 (47.62%) VB
6 10 (47.62%) Perl
6 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
6 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (42.86%) Change Management
8 8 (38.10%) AIX
8 8 (38.10%) HP SiteScope
8 8 (38.10%) Server Monitoring
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco
10 6 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (23.81%) IBM
11 5 (23.81%) Solaris
11 5 (23.81%) Java
11 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
11 5 (23.81%) zOS
11 5 (23.81%) Tivoli
11 5 (23.81%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (23.81%) QMS

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Product Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Products Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Genesys Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (4.76%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Perimeter Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Celerra
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Unix
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) AIX
6 5 (23.81%) Solaris
6 5 (23.81%) zOS
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Change Control
2 13 (61.90%) Incident Management
2 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 13 (61.90%) Problem Management
3 9 (42.86%) Change Management
4 8 (38.10%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (23.81%) QMS
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Perl
2 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
2 10 (47.62%) VB
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (23.81%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.52%) Control-M
3 2 (9.52%) MOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) CA
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Genesys
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Nortel
5 3 (14.29%) Siebel
5 3 (14.29%) Verint
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Isilon