Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 16 December 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 East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 91 101
Rank change year-on-year +24 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 22 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.39% 2.66% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.09% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £365 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% -23.16% +119.38%
10th Percentile £275 £179 £238
90th Percentile £474 £476 £643
North East median daily rate £325 £375 £600
% change year-on-year -13.33% -37.50% +177.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £62.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.03% -
North East median hourly rate - £62.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year - +45.03% +128.00%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 799 1910 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.85% 86.04% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 1375 912
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £359 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.60% -12.41% +9.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £363 £410
% change year-on-year +3.45% -11.59% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 69 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +5.23%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.84 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £39.15
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% +58.82% -16.05%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Tyne and Wear

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Tyne and Wear

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Tyne and Wear

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Tyne and Wear

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 22 £325 -10.96%
Quality Management
North East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) EMC
3 12 (54.55%) SAN
3 12 (54.55%) Symantec
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) AIX
3 12 (54.55%) Solaris
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) NetBackup
3 12 (54.55%) Brocade
3 12 (54.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (54.55%) QMS
3 12 (54.55%) HP Data Protector
3 12 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (45.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (45.45%) Replication
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Veeam
4 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
4 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 10 (45.45%) Veritas
5 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
8 4 (18.18%) HP Storage

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Slack
1 2 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) HP Storage
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) AIX
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Solaris
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) QMS
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (18.18%) Statistics
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (13.64%) QA
3 2 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (54.55%) HP Data Protector
1 12 (54.55%) NetBackup
2 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 10 (45.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
1 13 (59.09%) HP
2 12 (54.55%) Brocade
2 12 (54.55%) EMC
2 12 (54.55%) Symantec
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 10 (45.45%) Veeam
3 10 (45.45%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) TippingPoint