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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 560 521 518
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -3
Contract jobs citing QMS 30 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.088% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
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£408 £348 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £399
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -16.92%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
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 £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 0 8 £425 +6.25% 4
South East -38 8 £365 +5.03% 10
Yorkshire 0 4 £333 -
East of England -15 4 £450 +38.46% 3
North West -8 1 - - 4
South West - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - - 6
South Coast - - - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 53 (62.35%) Quality Management
2 27 (31.76%) QA
3 24 (28.24%) Project Management
4 20 (23.53%) Finance
5 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.12%) ISO 9001
8 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.59%) SAP
11 9 (10.59%) Service Management
11 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
11 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
12 8 (9.41%) Java
13 7 (8.24%) MS Office
13 7 (8.24%) Windows
13 7 (8.24%) Data Mining
13 7 (8.24%) Validation
13 7 (8.24%) Time Management
13 7 (8.24%) Data Extraction
14 6 (7.06%) Degree
14 6 (7.06%) Middleware
14 6 (7.06%) SAN
14 6 (7.06%) Intranet
14 6 (7.06%) Web Services

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.53%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.53%) Lync
1 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.35%) SAS
2 2 (2.35%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.18%) nginx
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) SPSS
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.18%) TrackWise
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) SAN
1 6 (7.06%) Intranet
2 4 (4.71%) DHCP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
3 3 (3.53%) WAN
4 2 (2.35%) SMTP
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Wireless
4 2 (2.35%) FTP
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.18%) 4G
5 1 (1.18%) HSRP
5 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Data Mining
2 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Selenium
1 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
1 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Military
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.12%) Consultant
4 11 (12.94%) QA Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Validation Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.71%) Quality Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Designer
8 4 (4.71%) SOA Designer
9 3 (3.53%) SAP QM Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Web Services
1 6 (7.06%) Middleware
2 4 (4.71%) XML
2 4 (4.71%) J2EE
3 2 (2.35%) JSON
3 2 (2.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.71%) NHS
4 3 (3.53%) Economics
5 2 (2.35%) HACMP
5 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) FMCG
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Physics
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Life Science
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.35%) CentOS
3 2 (2.35%) AIX
3 2 (2.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) Quality Management
2 24 (28.24%) Project Management
3 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.12%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.59%) Service Management
5 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.24%) Validation
6 7 (8.24%) Time Management
7 5 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 5 (5.88%) Analytics
7 5 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.88%) Scrum
7 5 (5.88%) CMMI
7 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.71%) ERP
8 4 (4.71%) SOA
8 4 (4.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) Java
2 4 (4.71%) C
2 4 (4.71%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
4 2 (2.35%) Lua
4 2 (2.35%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.35%) C++
5 1 (1.18%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) MCSE
5 3 (3.53%) MCITP
6 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCDST
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.18%) CCNA
7 1 (1.18%) ISEB
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.76%) QA
2 12 (14.12%) ISO 9001
3 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.88%) GMP
5 3 (3.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (3.53%) BS7799
6 2 (2.35%) GxP
6 2 (2.35%) Solvency II
7 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.18%) SLA
7 1 (1.18%) ISO 9000
7 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) vSphere
2 2 (2.35%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) WSUS
1 3 (3.53%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) SAP
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.53%) EMC
4 3 (3.53%) Splunk
5 2 (2.35%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.35%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Teradata
6 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.18%) Planview
6 1 (1.18%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.18%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.18%) F5
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) BMC
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