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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 574 562 564
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing QMS 56 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 10
Median daily rate £365 £454 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £224 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £500 £306
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +63.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% -22.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -24.10%
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
41597 40034 38672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.66% 79.09% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27827 25350 24580
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1172 1142
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North East - 19 £292 -
East of England +10 10 - - 2
London +4 7 £331 -23.85%
South West +2 7 £455 +102.22%
East Midlands - 6 £370 -
North West -7 4 £375 - 1
South East -34 3 - - 2
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 46 (53.49%) Quality Management
2 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.53%) ITIL
4 31 (36.05%) Release Management
5 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
5 29 (33.72%) Windows
6 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
7 22 (25.58%) Finance
7 22 (25.58%) Oracle
8 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
9 20 (23.26%) Change Management
9 20 (23.26%) AIX
9 20 (23.26%) Solaris
9 20 (23.26%) Unix
10 19 (22.09%) Project Management
10 19 (22.09%) Degree
11 18 (20.93%) Problem Management
11 18 (20.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (19.77%) WebLogic
12 17 (19.77%) SLA
13 16 (18.60%) Java
14 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
15 14 (16.28%) Sun
15 14 (16.28%) ISO 9001
15 14 (16.28%) QA
15 14 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (16.28%) Management Information System
16 13 (15.12%) Cisco
16 13 (15.12%) SQL
17 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management

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 17 (19.77%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.47%) MQSeries
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) Tuxedo
4 7 (8.14%) AquaLogic
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (6.98%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.33%) CMS
6 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Office
2 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) IaaS
2 4 (4.65%) SaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) SAN
2 6 (6.98%) BIG-IP
2 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) SSL
3 3 (3.49%) Wireless
4 2 (2.33%) 3G
4 2 (2.33%) FTP
4 2 (2.33%) GSM
4 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.33%) LAN
4 2 (2.33%) LDAP
4 2 (2.33%) NAS
4 2 (2.33%) SSH
4 2 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) SNMP
5 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.16%) VLAN
5 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.16%) NUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Architect
2 7 (8.14%) Analyst
2 7 (8.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Technologist
4 5 (5.81%) Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Migration Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Server Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Server Migration Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Chief Architect
5 4 (4.65%) DBA
5 4 (4.65%) SQL DBA
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.49%) AIX Specialist
6 3 (3.49%) Solaris Specialist
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (3.49%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) J2EE
2 10 (11.63%) Middleware
3 7 (8.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (6.98%) JSP
5 5 (5.81%) Web Services
6 3 (3.49%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.16%) .NET
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.16%) CSS
8 1 (1.16%) HTML
8 1 (1.16%) jQuery
8 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.98%) Clustering
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Replication
7 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.33%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.33%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) Ontologies
8 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.16%) CESG
9 1 (1.16%) PMI
9 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.72%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) AIX
2 20 (23.26%) Solaris
2 20 (23.26%) Unix
3 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.14%) OS/390
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.98%) Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Quality Management
2 34 (39.53%) ITIL
3 31 (36.05%) Release Management
4 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
5 20 (23.26%) Change Management
6 19 (22.09%) Project Management
7 18 (20.93%) Problem Management
7 18 (20.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management
10 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.47%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.47%) Security Management
12 8 (9.30%) Change Control
12 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.30%) Six Sigma
12 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
12 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
13 7 (8.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 13 (15.12%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) C
4 6 (6.98%) C++
4 6 (6.98%) Perl
5 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) Ada
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.09%) Degree
4 10 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) MCDBA
7 2 (2.33%) ISEB
7 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) CISA
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CISM
8 1 (1.16%) CISSP
8 1 (1.16%) HNC
8 1 (1.16%) HND
8 1 (1.16%) MAPM
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
2 14 (16.28%) ISO 9001
2 14 (16.28%) QA
3 10 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (8.14%) GxP
4 7 (8.14%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (2.33%) COBIT
5 2 (2.33%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.16%) GAMP
6 1 (1.16%) GMP
6 1 (1.16%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.16%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.16%) RMADS
6 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) Firmware
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.65%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.33%) OpenView
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 14 (16.28%) Sun
4 13 (15.12%) Cisco
5 12 (13.95%) HP
5 12 (13.95%) VMware
6 9 (10.47%) ServiceNow
7 8 (9.30%) IBM
8 7 (8.14%) Axway
9 6 (6.98%) BEA
9 6 (6.98%) Citrix
9 6 (6.98%) F5
9 6 (6.98%) Fujitsu
9 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.65%) CA
10 4 (4.65%) EMC
11 3 (3.49%) Meridio
11 3 (3.49%) Qualys
12 2 (2.33%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.33%) Opsware
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