The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
UK / England
Rank 527 559 523
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs citing QMS 41 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.083% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 25
Median daily rate £388 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £259 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.44% +16.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +16.21%

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
34228 37564 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 82.01% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22833 24718 23381
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 1096 958
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing QMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +16 17 £163 -56.08%
London +6 9 £400 -7.19%
South East +15 8 £450 -14.28%
West Midlands -4 2 £444 - 3
North East -13 2 £375 +27.11%
North West - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for QMS.

1 64 (68.09%) Quality Management
2 34 (36.17%) ITIL
2 34 (36.17%) Windows
3 33 (35.11%) Unix
4 28 (29.79%) Oracle
5 22 (23.40%) AIX
5 22 (23.40%) Solaris
6 21 (22.34%) HP
6 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
7 20 (21.28%) Change Management
7 20 (21.28%) Project Management
8 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
8 19 (20.21%) ISO 9001
9 18 (19.15%) SLA
10 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
10 17 (18.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (17.02%) Java
11 16 (17.02%) QA
11 16 (17.02%) Release Management
12 15 (15.96%) Problem Management
12 15 (15.96%) WebLogic
12 15 (15.96%) Linux
12 15 (15.96%) Change Control
12 15 (15.96%) Windows Server
13 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
13 14 (14.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
14 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
14 13 (13.83%) Cisco
14 13 (13.83%) Validation

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.96%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.57%) MQSeries
3 7 (7.45%) iPlanet
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (6.38%) Tuxedo
4 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.26%) AquaLogic
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.26%) Demantra
3 4 (4.26%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) SAN
2 11 (11.70%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) BIG-IP
4 4 (4.26%) FTP
4 4 (4.26%) NAS
4 4 (4.26%) Network Security
4 4 (4.26%) SSL
4 4 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.19%) LDAP
5 3 (3.19%) SSH
6 2 (2.13%) HTTP
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.06%) DNS
7 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.19%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) DTS
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (14.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.64%) Finance
4 9 (9.57%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Publishing
6 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.06%) Back Office
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (14.89%) Quality Manager
2 12 (12.77%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Applications Support
3 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Development Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Development Support Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) QA Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Unix Support
7 4 (4.26%) Validation Consultant
8 3 (3.19%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) J2EE
2 9 (9.57%) Middleware
3 6 (6.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (6.38%) JSP
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (4.26%) Software Packaging
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 3 (3.19%) Web Services
6 2 (2.13%) .NET
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
7 1 (1.06%) SOAP
7 1 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) HP StoreVirtual
1 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.45%) HP Storage
3 6 (6.38%) Life Science
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.19%) Celerra
6 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.19%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.19%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.19%) FMCG
6 3 (3.19%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.19%) Replication
7 2 (2.13%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.13%) NHS
8 1 (1.06%) CCTV
8 1 (1.06%) LIMS
8 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.17%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Unix
3 22 (23.40%) AIX
3 22 (23.40%) Solaris
4 15 (15.96%) Linux
4 15 (15.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.38%) OS/390
7 5 (5.32%) HPUX
8 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.09%) Quality Management
2 34 (36.17%) ITIL
3 20 (21.28%) Change Management
3 20 (21.28%) Project Management
4 17 (18.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
5 16 (17.02%) Release Management
6 15 (15.96%) Change Control
6 15 (15.96%) Problem Management
7 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
7 13 (13.83%) Validation
8 12 (12.77%) Business Analysis
8 12 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (11.70%) Six Sigma
10 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (8.51%) Workflow
12 7 (7.45%) Document Management
12 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) Java
2 9 (9.57%) C
3 7 (7.45%) SQL
4 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.26%) C++
5 4 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.64%) Degree
4 6 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.32%) IRCA
6 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.06%) ECDL
8 1 (1.06%) HND
8 1 (1.06%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.06%) HPE ATP
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) ISO 9001
2 18 (19.15%) SLA
3 16 (17.02%) QA
4 7 (7.45%) JSP 440
5 6 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (5.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (4.26%) GMP
8 3 (3.19%) GxP
9 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
9 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
9 1 (1.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (7.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (6.38%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.32%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (4.26%) OpenView
5 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 21 (22.34%) HP
3 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco
5 11 (11.70%) Sun
6 9 (9.57%) 3PAR
6 9 (9.57%) EMC
6 9 (9.57%) ServiceNow
7 7 (7.45%) BEA
7 7 (7.45%) F5
7 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.45%) VMware
8 6 (6.38%) IBM
8 6 (6.38%) Symantec
9 4 (4.26%) Axway
9 4 (4.26%) CA
9 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.26%) Fujitsu
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.19%) Veritas