The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 507 500 531
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Contract jobs citing QMS 52 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 12
Average daily rate
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£420 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £44.75 £47.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £44.60 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-33.29% +8.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35512 33332 37028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.47% 73.25% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22492 20543 21658
Average daily rate £403 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 997 1323
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
QMS
UK

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 10 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

QMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 July 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
South East -6 17 £425 +11.84% 7
London +17 16 £413 +3.12% 6
East of England - 10 £428 - 5
Yorkshire -2 5 £220 +158.82%
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
North West -1 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - - 4
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 50 (59.52%) Quality Management
2 23 (27.38%) QA
3 22 (26.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (25.00%) Project Management
5 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
7 15 (17.86%) Finance
8 14 (16.67%) MS Office
9 13 (15.48%) PRINCE2
9 13 (15.48%) ISO 9001
10 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.90%) Degree
11 10 (11.90%) Service Management
12 8 (9.52%) GxP
12 8 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.52%) Change Control
13 7 (8.33%) Data Extraction
13 7 (8.33%) GMP
13 7 (8.33%) MS Project
13 7 (8.33%) CMMI
13 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 7 (8.33%) Validation
14 6 (7.14%) Workflow
14 6 (7.14%) SAP
14 6 (7.14%) Java
14 6 (7.14%) C
14 6 (7.14%) UNIX
14 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
14 6 (7.14%) Data Mining

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) nginx
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Lync
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.67%) MS Office
3 7 (8.33%) MS Project
4 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.38%) SPSS
6 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) TrackWise
2 2 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Intranet
2 4 (4.76%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.19%) MIMO
5 1 (1.19%) LTE
5 1 (1.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (1.19%) Selenium
2 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (26.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.71%) Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) Quality Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Validation Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Process Manager
8 3 (3.57%) QA Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) J2EE
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 6 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Physics
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.76%) CentOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (59.52%) Quality Management
2 21 (25.00%) Project Management
3 13 (15.48%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.90%) Service Management
5 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (9.52%) Change Control
6 7 (8.33%) CMMI
6 7 (8.33%) Validation
7 6 (7.14%) Document Management
7 6 (7.14%) Workflow
7 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.95%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.95%) Time Management
8 5 (5.95%) Process Management
8 5 (5.95%) ERP
8 5 (5.95%) Six Sigma
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) Java
1 6 (7.14%) C
2 5 (5.95%) C++
3 4 (4.76%) Perl
3 4 (4.76%) Python
3 4 (4.76%) Assembly Language
4 3 (3.57%) LINC
5 2 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) MCITP
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) HND
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCDST
6 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) QA
2 13 (15.48%) ISO 9001
3 8 (9.52%) GxP
3 8 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (8.33%) GMP
5 5 (5.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.38%) BS7799
8 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) WSUS
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Splunk
4 3 (3.57%) Remedy
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco
4 3 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.38%) HP
5 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.19%) Mercator
6 1 (1.19%) Planview
6 1 (1.19%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.19%) EMC
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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