The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 557 517 528
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +11
Contract jobs citing QMS 35 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.072% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.097% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £64.25 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.21% +756.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-65.00% +88.23%
QMS
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38381 35201 34450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.24% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25332 22260 20459
Average daily rate £425 £401 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1040 1365
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in England

QMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

QMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

QMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 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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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
London +8 8 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England -5 8 £400 +14.28% 5
South East -38 6 £360 -10.03% 8
Yorkshire - 4 £333 -
North West -6 1 - - 7
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 53 (59.55%) Quality Management
2 27 (30.34%) Project Management
3 25 (28.09%) QA
4 17 (19.10%) Finance
5 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.73%) ISO 9001
7 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
7 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
8 12 (13.48%) SAP
9 11 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
10 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.99%) ITIL
12 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
12 8 (8.99%) Service Management
13 7 (7.87%) Validation
13 7 (7.87%) MS Office
13 7 (7.87%) Java
13 7 (7.87%) Windows
13 7 (7.87%) Supplier Management
13 7 (7.87%) Time Management
13 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (6.74%) Coaching
14 6 (6.74%) Degree
14 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (6.74%) Linux
14 6 (6.74%) Web Services

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.37%) Lync
1 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) SPSS
4 1 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) SAN
2 4 (4.49%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) DHCP
2 4 (4.49%) Intranet
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) SMTP
4 2 (2.25%) FTP
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) MPLS
5 1 (1.12%) Firewall
5 1 (1.12%) LAN
5 1 (1.12%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.12%) 4G
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.62%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Selenium
1 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.25%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Project Manager
2 14 (15.73%) Consultant
3 13 (14.61%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) QA Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Quality Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Validation Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) SAP QM Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Designer
9 4 (4.49%) SOA Designer
9 4 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Quality Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
1 6 (6.74%) Middleware
2 4 (4.49%) XML
2 4 (4.49%) J2EE
3 2 (2.25%) RESTful
3 2 (2.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.37%) Economics
5 2 (2.25%) Statistics
5 2 (2.25%) PMI
5 2 (2.25%) HACMP
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Physics
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Life Science
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (59.55%) Quality Management
2 27 (30.34%) Project Management
3 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
3 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.99%) ITIL
5 8 (8.99%) Service Management
6 7 (7.87%) Validation
6 7 (7.87%) Supplier Management
6 7 (7.87%) Time Management
7 6 (6.74%) Coaching
7 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.62%) CMMI
8 5 (5.62%) UML
8 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.62%) SOA
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
8 5 (5.62%) Budget Control
8 5 (5.62%) Analytics
8 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) Java
2 5 (5.62%) C
3 4 (4.49%) Python
3 4 (4.49%) C++
4 2 (2.25%) Lua
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.25%) SQL
5 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) MCSE
5 3 (3.37%) MCITP
6 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) CCNA
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCDST
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.09%) QA
2 14 (15.73%) ISO 9001
3 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.49%) GMP
5 3 (3.37%) BS7799
5 3 (3.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (2.25%) Solvency II
6 2 (2.25%) TickIT
7 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.12%) GxP
7 1 (1.12%) SLA
7 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.37%) vSphere
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) WSUS
1 3 (3.37%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) SAP
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) HP
4 3 (3.37%) Planview
5 2 (2.25%) Teradata
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
5 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Websense
6 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) Mercator
6 1 (1.12%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) BMC
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) NCR
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
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