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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 557 587 578
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing QMS 41 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.067% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.083% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 14
Median daily rate £350 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £282 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
- -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +133.92%
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
38102 41163 39893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.78% 81.44% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25585 27074 26427
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1228 1132
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.15 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +23.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -24 9 £350 +18.64%
South West +16 8 £275 -29.03% 3
South East +40 7 £450 - 1
London -2 7 £375 +7.14% 4
East Midlands - 4 £136 - 1
West Midlands -7 2 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
North West +9 1 - - 2
East of England -8 1 £200 -52.94% 2
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 89 (75.42%) Quality Management
2 52 (44.07%) ITIL
3 47 (39.83%) Windows
4 43 (36.44%) Unix
5 39 (33.05%) AIX
5 39 (33.05%) Solaris
5 39 (33.05%) Change Management
6 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
7 36 (30.51%) Service Delivery
7 36 (30.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 35 (29.66%) Release Management
9 34 (28.81%) Problem Management
9 34 (28.81%) Windows Server
10 33 (27.97%) HP
10 33 (27.97%) Oracle
11 29 (24.58%) Security Cleared
12 28 (23.73%) WebLogic
12 28 (23.73%) SLA
12 28 (23.73%) ISO 9001
13 26 (22.03%) Degree
14 25 (21.19%) Project Management
15 23 (19.49%) Incident Management
15 23 (19.49%) ServiceNow
16 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
16 19 (16.10%) Java
17 18 (15.25%) Middleware
17 18 (15.25%) Configuration Management
17 18 (15.25%) SC Cleared
17 18 (15.25%) BPSS Clearance
17 18 (15.25%) Disclosure Scotland

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 28 (23.73%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (11.02%) MQSeries
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (9.32%) Tuxedo
4 11 (9.32%) WebSphere
4 11 (9.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (7.63%) AquaLogic
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (4.24%) iPlanet
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.69%) Demantra
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) SAN
2 9 (7.63%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) SSL
3 5 (4.24%) BIG-IP
3 5 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.39%) Network Security
4 4 (3.39%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (2.54%) FTP
5 3 (2.54%) NAS
6 2 (1.69%) HTTP
6 2 (1.69%) Internet
6 2 (1.69%) LDAP
6 2 (1.69%) SSH
6 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.85%) DNS
7 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.69%) DB2
3 2 (1.69%) DTS
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.69%) JDeveloper
1 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.85%) NUnit
2 1 (0.85%) PVCS
2 1 (0.85%) VectorCAST
General
1 15 (12.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (14.41%) Project Manager
2 15 (12.71%) Quality Manager
3 13 (11.02%) Support Specialist
4 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Unix Support
6 7 (5.93%) Middleware Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Unix Support Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Solaris Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) AIX Support
8 5 (4.24%) CRM Manager
8 5 (4.24%) CRM Project Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) QA Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) Middleware
2 14 (11.86%) J2EE
3 11 (9.32%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (4.24%) JSP
5 3 (2.54%) .NET
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) XML
6 2 (1.69%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.85%) HTML
7 1 (0.85%) jQuery
7 1 (0.85%) RESTful
7 1 (0.85%) SOAP
7 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.78%) HP StoreVirtual
3 7 (5.93%) HP Storage
4 6 (5.08%) Life Science
5 5 (4.24%) Celerra
5 5 (4.24%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (4.24%) EMC VNX
5 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.24%) Replication
6 3 (2.54%) Clustering
6 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.69%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.69%) FMCG
7 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.83%) Windows
2 43 (36.44%) Unix
3 39 (33.05%) AIX
3 39 (33.05%) Solaris
4 34 (28.81%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.32%) OS/390
6 9 (7.63%) Linux
7 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) HPUX
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (75.42%) Quality Management
2 52 (44.07%) ITIL
3 39 (33.05%) Change Management
4 36 (30.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 36 (30.51%) Service Delivery
5 35 (29.66%) Release Management
6 34 (28.81%) Problem Management
7 25 (21.19%) Project Management
8 23 (19.49%) Incident Management
9 18 (15.25%) Configuration Management
10 15 (12.71%) SOA
11 13 (11.02%) Change Control
11 13 (11.02%) Validation
12 11 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
12 11 (9.32%) Security Management
13 10 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
14 8 (6.78%) ERP
14 8 (6.78%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) Java
2 13 (11.02%) C
3 12 (10.17%) C++
4 9 (7.63%) Perl
5 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.69%) SQL
7 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.03%) Degree
3 18 (15.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 18 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.93%) IRCA
5 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.69%) HP ASE
7 2 (1.69%) HPE ATP
8 1 (0.85%) HND
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.73%) ISO 9001
1 28 (23.73%) SLA
2 18 (15.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (14.41%) QA
4 5 (4.24%) JSP 440
5 4 (3.39%) GxP
6 3 (2.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.69%) GMP
8 1 (0.85%) EFQM
8 1 (0.85%) GAMP
8 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.85%) MISRA
8 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (4.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.54%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.54%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.97%) HP
2 33 (27.97%) Oracle
3 23 (19.49%) ServiceNow
4 14 (11.86%) CA
4 14 (11.86%) Sun
5 13 (11.02%) Cisco
6 11 (9.32%) IBM
7 10 (8.47%) Fujitsu
8 9 (7.63%) Axway
9 8 (6.78%) 3PAR
9 8 (6.78%) EMC
10 5 (4.24%) BEA
10 5 (4.24%) Brocade
10 5 (4.24%) F5
10 5 (4.24%) Isilon
10 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.24%) VMware
11 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.54%) Symantec
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