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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 570 535 528
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -7
Contract jobs citing QMS 32 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 25
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -
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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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 historical trends)
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 -4 10 £525 -4.54% 4
London -1 8 £391 -4.75% 4
South West - 7 £260 - 3
East of England -4 2 £450 +13.92% 4
North West -26 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £370 -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 43 (47.78%) Quality Management
2 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.56%) Release Management
4 22 (24.44%) ITIL
5 21 (23.33%) Windows
6 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
7 16 (17.78%) Degree
7 16 (17.78%) Project Management
7 16 (17.78%) Oracle
8 14 (15.56%) C
8 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 13 (14.44%) Finance
9 13 (14.44%) Java
9 13 (14.44%) Sun
9 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
9 13 (14.44%) QA
9 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 12 (13.33%) Solaris
10 12 (13.33%) Security Management
10 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.22%) Change Management
11 11 (12.22%) Cisco
11 11 (12.22%) IBM
11 11 (12.22%) C++
11 11 (12.22%) J2EE
11 11 (12.22%) Unix
12 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 10 (11.11%) AIX

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (11.11%) AquaLogic
1 10 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 10 (11.11%) Tuxedo
1 10 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 10 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 10 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.11%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) SSL
2 5 (5.56%) SAN
3 4 (4.44%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.22%) FCAPS
5 2 (2.22%) LAN
5 2 (2.22%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) VoIP
5 2 (2.22%) WAN
5 2 (2.22%) WLAN
6 1 (1.11%) MPLS
6 1 (1.11%) SNMP
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) VLAN
6 1 (1.11%) WebEx
6 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.11%) MS Access
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) PVCS
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.11%) NUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Developer
2 11 (12.22%) Architect
2 11 (12.22%) Software Developer
3 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 5 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Server Migration Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.44%) Project Quality Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Quality Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) J2EE
2 10 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (11.11%) Middleware
3 6 (6.67%) WinForms
4 4 (4.44%) NumPy
4 4 (4.44%) SciPy
5 3 (3.33%) Web Services
5 3 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (1.11%) .NET
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.11%) Twisted
6 1 (1.11%) Velocity
6 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.22%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.22%) Ontologies
6 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 2 (2.22%) PMI
6 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Solaris
3 11 (12.22%) Unix
4 10 (11.11%) AIX
4 10 (11.11%) OS/390
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.22%) HPUX
6 2 (2.22%) Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.78%) Quality Management
2 23 (25.56%) Release Management
3 22 (24.44%) ITIL
4 16 (17.78%) Project Management
5 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
6 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.33%) Security Management
7 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 11 (12.22%) Change Management
9 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 9 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (8.89%) Migration
12 7 (7.78%) MVC
12 7 (7.78%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (7.78%) TOGAF
13 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) C
2 13 (14.44%) Java
3 11 (12.22%) C++
4 10 (11.11%) Perl
4 10 (11.11%) SQL
5 7 (7.78%) C#
6 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) Ada
8 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) Degree
3 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) HND
5 2 (2.22%) CLAS
5 2 (2.22%) HNC
5 2 (2.22%) MAPM
5 2 (2.22%) MBA
5 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) CISA
6 1 (1.11%) CISM
6 1 (1.11%) CISSP
6 1 (1.11%) IISP
6 1 (1.11%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (4.44%) GxP
3 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.22%) BS7799
5 2 (2.22%) GMP
5 2 (2.22%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.11%) DO-178B
6 1 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.11%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (1.11%) ISO26262
6 1 (1.11%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.78%) Oracle
3 13 (14.44%) Sun
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco
4 11 (12.22%) IBM
5 10 (11.11%) Axway
5 10 (11.11%) Fujitsu
5 10 (11.11%) Metastorm
6 8 (8.89%) VMware
7 6 (6.67%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) SAP
9 3 (3.33%) Symantec
10 2 (2.22%) Amdocs
10 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.22%) Crossbeam
10 2 (2.22%) Mitel
10 2 (2.22%) Nokia
11 1 (1.11%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.11%) Qualys
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