The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 192 203 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.076% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.022% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£374 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £44.50 £44.97
% change year-on-year
-40.78% -1.04%
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London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) GxP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (20.00%) Crossbeam
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) QA Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) GxP
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Crossbeam