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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 505 498 504
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing QMS 52 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 8
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £316 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £304
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
London +19 17 £439 +25.35% 2
South East -7 14 £550 +29.41% 18
East of England +3 10 £395 -0.62% 3
North West +7 8 - - 1
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (62.20%) Quality Management
2 17 (20.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (19.51%) Validation
4 15 (18.29%) QA
4 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
5 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 14 (17.07%) Project Management
6 13 (15.85%) GMP
7 11 (13.41%) SAP
8 10 (12.20%) Finance
9 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.98%) Windows
9 9 (10.98%) GAMP
9 9 (10.98%) GxP
10 8 (9.76%) Change Control
11 7 (8.54%) Coaching
11 7 (8.54%) ITIL
11 7 (8.54%) LIMS
11 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
12 6 (7.32%) HP
12 6 (7.32%) Dell
12 6 (7.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (7.32%) C++
13 5 (6.10%) C
13 5 (6.10%) Linux
13 5 (6.10%) ISO 9001

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) DNS
1 4 (4.88%) DHCP
1 4 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (2.44%) DAB
2 2 (2.44%) SMTP
2 2 (2.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.44%) FTP
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.22%) Modbus
3 1 (1.22%) HSRP
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) MPLS
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.22%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.44%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.44%) PVCS
2 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 17 (20.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Consultant
2 13 (15.85%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.54%) Validation Consultant
4 6 (7.32%) Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Developer
5 5 (6.10%) SAP QM Consultant
5 5 (6.10%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.10%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Quality Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.66%) Designer
7 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.44%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Transition Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) WinForms
2 2 (2.44%) JSON
2 2 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) LIMS
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Economics
4 2 (2.44%) Statistics
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.44%) HACMP
4 2 (2.44%) PMI
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.22%) Life Science
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.66%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) Quality Management
2 16 (19.51%) Validation
3 14 (17.07%) Project Management
4 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.76%) Change Control
6 7 (8.54%) Coaching
6 7 (8.54%) ITIL
6 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.10%) Service Management
7 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.88%) Line Management
8 4 (4.88%) Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.88%) Security Management
8 4 (4.88%) UML
9 3 (3.66%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) C++
2 5 (6.10%) C
3 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) Python
3 4 (4.88%) VB
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) Lua
5 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.44%) SQL
5 2 (2.44%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.44%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.22%) Ada
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) QA
2 13 (15.85%) GMP
3 9 (10.98%) GAMP
3 9 (10.98%) GxP
4 6 (7.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (6.10%) ISO 9001
6 4 (4.88%) SLA
6 4 (4.88%) ISO 9000
7 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (2.44%) COBIT
7 2 (2.44%) TickIT
8 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.22%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
1 3 (3.66%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) HP
2 6 (7.32%) Dell
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.88%) AppSense
4 4 (4.88%) Citrix
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Planview
6 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) F5
7 1 (1.22%) Meraki
7 1 (1.22%) BMC
7 1 (1.22%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.22%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) NCR
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
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