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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 530 522 522
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing QMS 59 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £259 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £34.10 £44.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.37% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.98 £44.50 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.22 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £44.50 £44.97
% change year-on-year
-40.78% -1.04%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -13 22 £375 -0.66% 4
East of England -1 10 £389 -13.61% 5
London +7 7 £374 -6.56%
West Midlands +5 7 £410 -
North East -20 6 £320 +113.33%
South West - 5 £250 - 19
East Midlands -6 2 £250 - 1
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 57 (61.96%) Quality Management
2 24 (26.09%) Project Management
3 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (21.74%) QA
5 19 (20.65%) Finance
6 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
6 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.22%) Oracle
7 14 (15.22%) MS Office
7 14 (15.22%) ITIL
8 13 (14.13%) ISO 9001
9 11 (11.96%) UNIX
9 11 (11.96%) SQL
9 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.96%) Change Control
10 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.87%) HP
10 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
11 9 (9.78%) Security Management
11 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
11 9 (9.78%) Change Management
11 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
11 9 (9.78%) Windows
11 9 (9.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (8.70%) Release Management
12 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
12 8 (8.70%) J2EE
12 8 (8.70%) C
12 8 (8.70%) Java

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.43%) Tuxedo
1 5 (5.43%) MQSeries
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (5.43%) AquaLogic
1 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.17%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Office
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS Project
4 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.09%) Simulink
5 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.26%) TrackWise
2 2 (2.17%) Primavera
3 1 (1.09%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
1 2 (2.17%) PaaS
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Firewall
1 6 (6.52%) Network Security
2 5 (5.43%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) FCAPS
3 2 (2.17%) LAN
3 2 (2.17%) VoIP
3 2 (2.17%) WLAN
3 2 (2.17%) WAN
3 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.09%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) TKPROF
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) PVCS
2 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.87%) Architect
2 10 (10.87%) Consultant
3 8 (8.70%) Developer
3 8 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Applications Tester
7 3 (3.26%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (3.26%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (3.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Quality Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Tester
7 3 (3.26%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) J2EE
2 5 (5.43%) XML
2 5 (5.43%) Middleware
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (4.35%) WinForms
4 3 (3.26%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.17%) SciPy
5 2 (2.17%) NumPy
5 2 (2.17%) Web Services
6 1 (1.09%) EDI
6 1 (1.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.43%) PMI
4 5 (5.43%) Taxonomies
4 5 (5.43%) Ontologies
5 4 (4.35%) Smart Meter
6 3 (3.26%) Life Science
6 3 (3.26%) Economics
7 2 (2.17%) FMCG
7 2 (2.17%) CCTV
7 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.09%) iPad
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Informatics
8 1 (1.09%) PKI
8 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) UNIX
2 9 (9.78%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Solaris
4 5 (5.43%) OS/390
4 5 (5.43%) AIX
5 2 (2.17%) HPUX
5 2 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Quality Management
2 24 (26.09%) Project Management
3 14 (15.22%) ITIL
3 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.96%) Change Control
5 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.78%) Change Management
6 9 (9.78%) Security Management
6 9 (9.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.70%) Release Management
7 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.61%) TOGAF
8 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.52%) Business Development
9 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) C
2 8 (8.70%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) C++
4 5 (5.43%) Perl
5 4 (4.35%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) Ada
7 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.09%) R
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) Degree
4 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.26%) ISEB
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.17%) HNC
7 2 (2.17%) HND
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.17%) MAPM
7 2 (2.17%) MBA
8 1 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.09%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) QA
2 13 (14.13%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.35%) GxP
3 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.26%) GMP
5 2 (2.17%) ISO 9000
5 2 (2.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.09%) GCP
6 1 (1.09%) TickIT
6 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.09%) SLA
6 1 (1.09%) DICOM
6 1 (1.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 10 (10.87%) HP
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco
4 7 (7.61%) Sun
5 6 (6.52%) Nokia
5 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.52%) Crossbeam
6 5 (5.43%) Metastorm
6 5 (5.43%) Axway
6 5 (5.43%) Fujitsu
6 5 (5.43%) IBM
7 4 (4.35%) SAP
8 3 (3.26%) NCR
8 3 (3.26%) OpenText
9 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 2 (2.17%) Mitel
10 1 (1.09%) BancTec
10 1 (1.09%) Siemens
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Posted: 2 days ago
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