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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 112 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing QMS 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £333 £425
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £44.97 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.37%
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
1811 1760 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 69.43% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 801 733
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 4 £395 -
Slough - 1 - -
QMS
South East

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
1 6 (42.86%) Intranet
1 6 (42.86%) Data Extraction
2 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) CMMI
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) 4G
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) MIMO
6 1 (7.14%) LTE

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) WiMAX
3 1 (7.14%) MIMO
3 1 (7.14%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Extraction
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) CMMI
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) BMC