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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 558 581 561
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing QMS 75 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 34
Median daily rate £295 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £420 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £389 £425
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.10 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -23.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.35 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+36.62% -40.78%
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
41718 41986 39745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.50% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27767 27817 25061
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1132 1107
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
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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 +13 35 £278 -13.28%
London -7 14 £500 +33.78% 3
South East +4 12 £323 -14.00% 3
West Midlands -31 9 £375 -8.53%
East of England +11 3 £463 +18.97% 1
South West +8 1 - - 1
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 99 (73.33%) Quality Management
2 72 (53.33%) ITIL
3 61 (45.19%) Windows
4 58 (42.96%) Unix
5 57 (42.22%) AIX
5 57 (42.22%) Solaris
6 55 (40.74%) Release Management
7 54 (40.00%) Change Management
8 53 (39.26%) Microsoft
8 53 (39.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 52 (38.52%) Service Delivery
10 51 (37.78%) Problem Management
10 51 (37.78%) SLA
11 50 (37.04%) HP
12 45 (33.33%) ISO 9001
12 45 (33.33%) Oracle
12 45 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 41 (30.37%) WebLogic
13 41 (30.37%) Security Cleared
14 38 (28.15%) Incident Management
14 38 (28.15%) ServiceNow
15 37 (27.41%) Degree
16 33 (24.44%) BPSS Clearance
16 33 (24.44%) Disclosure Scotland
17 32 (23.70%) Project Management
18 30 (22.22%) SC Cleared
19 28 (20.74%) Computer Science
20 24 (17.78%) Java
21 22 (16.30%) Sun
22 21 (15.56%) Middleware

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 41 (30.37%) WebLogic
2 16 (11.85%) MQSeries
3 12 (8.89%) iPlanet
3 12 (8.89%) Tuxedo
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (8.15%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.67%) AquaLogic
5 9 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.74%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) SAN
2 14 (10.37%) Firewall
3 12 (8.89%) BIG-IP
4 9 (6.67%) SSL
5 6 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (3.70%) FTP
6 5 (3.70%) LDAP
6 5 (3.70%) NAS
7 4 (2.96%) SSH
8 3 (2.22%) HTTP
8 3 (2.22%) Internet
9 2 (1.48%) 3G
9 2 (1.48%) GSM
10 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.74%) LAN
10 1 (0.74%) Network Security
10 1 (0.74%) WAN
10 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) NUnit
3 1 (0.74%) PVCS
3 1 (0.74%) VectorCAST
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) Legal
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (14.07%) Support Specialist
2 14 (10.37%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Quality Manager
6 8 (5.93%) Unix Support
7 7 (5.19%) Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) AIX Support
8 6 (4.44%) DBA
8 6 (4.44%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.44%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Unix Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) CRM Manager
9 5 (3.70%) CRM Project Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) Middleware
2 20 (14.81%) J2EE
3 12 (8.89%) JSP
4 11 (8.15%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) .NET
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.74%) CSS
6 1 (0.74%) HTML
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
6 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.89%) Clustering
3 12 (8.89%) Replication
4 11 (8.15%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (7.41%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.44%) Celerra
6 6 (4.44%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (4.44%) EMC VNX
6 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.96%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.74%) Equities
10 1 (0.74%) FMCG
10 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (45.19%) Windows
2 58 (42.96%) Unix
3 57 (42.22%) AIX
3 57 (42.22%) Solaris
4 45 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.63%) Linux
6 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (8.15%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (73.33%) Quality Management
2 72 (53.33%) ITIL
3 55 (40.74%) Release Management
4 54 (40.00%) Change Management
5 53 (39.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 52 (38.52%) Service Delivery
7 51 (37.78%) Problem Management
8 38 (28.15%) Incident Management
9 32 (23.70%) Project Management
10 21 (15.56%) SOA
11 20 (14.81%) Configuration Management
12 14 (10.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (10.37%) Six Sigma
13 13 (9.63%) Change Control
13 13 (9.63%) Security Management
14 12 (8.89%) ITIL V3
14 12 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (8.15%) Validation
16 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.78%) Java
2 12 (8.89%) C++
3 11 (8.15%) C
4 9 (6.67%) Perl
4 9 (6.67%) SQL
5 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (30.37%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.41%) Degree
3 33 (24.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 30 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.70%) MCDBA
7 4 (2.96%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.96%) HPE ATP
8 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) IRCA
9 2 (1.48%) ISEB
9 2 (1.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.74%) HND
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.74%) MCITP
10 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.74%) PMP
10 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (37.78%) SLA
2 45 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 33 (24.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (10.37%) QA
5 13 (9.63%) JSP 440
6 4 (2.96%) GxP
7 2 (1.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.48%) GAMP
7 2 (1.48%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.74%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.74%) EFQM
8 1 (0.74%) GMP
8 1 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.74%) MISRA
8 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.74%) RMADS
8 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.44%) OpenView
2 6 (4.44%) Perfmon
3 5 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (39.26%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.04%) HP
3 45 (33.33%) Oracle
4 38 (28.15%) ServiceNow
5 22 (16.30%) Sun
6 20 (14.81%) CA
6 20 (14.81%) Cisco
7 13 (9.63%) EMC
8 12 (8.89%) BEA
8 12 (8.89%) F5
8 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 12 (8.89%) VMware
9 11 (8.15%) 3PAR
9 11 (8.15%) IBM
10 10 (7.41%) Fujitsu
11 9 (6.67%) Axway
12 6 (4.44%) Brocade
12 6 (4.44%) Isilon
13 5 (3.70%) Meridio
13 5 (3.70%) Symantec
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