The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 116 117 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.48% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £44.50 £43.55
% change year-on-year
-40.78% +2.18%
QMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1895 1866 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.85% 74.49% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 888 755
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QMS across the Berkshire region.

QMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

QMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

QMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QMS across the Berkshire region.

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

QMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Reading 0 4 £325 -23.52%
QMS
South East

QMS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing QMS 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 QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Quality Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Nokia
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam