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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 551 509 535
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +26
Contract jobs citing QMS 28 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.088% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £348 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £200 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £44.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.97 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- +6.43%
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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +25 8 £425 +6.25% 3
South East -33 7 £365 +5.03% 8
Yorkshire -2 4 £333 -
East of England -23 3 £450 +38.46% 4
North West -11 1 - - 4
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 6
South Coast - - - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 52 (62.65%) Quality Management
2 27 (32.53%) QA
3 23 (27.71%) Project Management
4 19 (22.89%) Finance
5 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.46%) ISO 9001
8 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
9 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
9 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
10 9 (10.84%) SAP
10 9 (10.84%) Service Management
10 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
11 8 (9.64%) Java
11 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.43%) MS Office
12 7 (8.43%) Windows
12 7 (8.43%) Data Mining
12 7 (8.43%) Validation
12 7 (8.43%) Data Extraction
12 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
12 7 (8.43%) Time Management
13 6 (7.23%) Degree
13 6 (7.23%) Middleware
13 6 (7.23%) SAN
13 6 (7.23%) Intranet
13 6 (7.23%) Web Services

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (3.61%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.61%) Lync
1 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.41%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
3 3 (3.61%) SPSS
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.20%) TrackWise
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) SAN
1 6 (7.23%) Intranet
2 4 (4.82%) DNS
2 4 (4.82%) DHCP
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
4 2 (2.41%) Wireless
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) SMTP
4 2 (2.41%) FTP
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (1.20%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) MPLS
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.20%) 4G
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Data Mining
2 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
5 1 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Selenium
1 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
1 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Military
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Project Manager
2 12 (14.46%) Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) QA Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Validation Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Designer
7 4 (4.82%) SOA Designer
7 4 (4.82%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Quality Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.61%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Middleware
1 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) XML
2 4 (4.82%) J2EE
3 2 (2.41%) RESTful
3 2 (2.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Statistics
4 2 (2.41%) Economics
4 2 (2.41%) HACMP
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Physics
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) CentOS
3 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.41%) AIX
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Quality Management
2 23 (27.71%) Project Management
3 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.84%) Service Management
6 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.43%) Validation
7 7 (8.43%) Time Management
8 5 (6.02%) Analytics
8 5 (6.02%) Test Planning
8 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.02%) CMMI
8 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.02%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.82%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.82%) Budget Control
9 4 (4.82%) Workflow
9 4 (4.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) Java
2 4 (4.82%) Python
2 4 (4.82%) C
3 3 (3.61%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Lua
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.41%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
5 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) HND
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCDST
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) QA
2 12 (14.46%) ISO 9001
3 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (6.02%) GMP
5 3 (3.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (3.61%) BS7799
6 2 (2.41%) Solvency II
6 2 (2.41%) GxP
7 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (1.20%) SLA
7 1 (1.20%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.61%) vSphere
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) SCOM
1 3 (3.61%) WSUS
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) SAP
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.61%) EMC
4 3 (3.61%) Splunk
5 2 (2.41%) Teradata
5 2 (2.41%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) NetApp
6 1 (1.20%) BMC
6 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) Websense
6 1 (1.20%) Mercator
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
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