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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 531 513 510
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing QMS 48 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.081% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 8
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£398 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £348 £302
% change year-on-year
+14.38% +15.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.65% +3.57%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +15 12 £381 +8.92% 1
South East -29 12 £415 -1.19% 22
East of England -4 10 £398 +13.57% 5
North West -8 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £290 -
South West - - - - 6
West Midlands - - - - 2
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (56.63%) Quality Management
2 24 (28.92%) Project Management
3 19 (22.89%) QA
4 16 (19.28%) Finance
5 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
6 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.46%) Windows
7 11 (13.25%) SAP
7 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.05%) ISO 9001
8 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (10.84%) Validation
10 8 (9.64%) ITIL
10 8 (9.64%) Coaching
11 7 (8.43%) MS Office
11 7 (8.43%) DHCP
11 7 (8.43%) DNS
11 7 (8.43%) Supplier Management
11 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (7.23%) SCOM
12 6 (7.23%) Time Management
12 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
12 6 (7.23%) HP
12 6 (7.23%) GMP
12 6 (7.23%) Service Management
12 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
13 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.82%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) Lync
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) SAS
3 2 (2.41%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) SPSS
4 1 (1.20%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) DNS
1 7 (8.43%) DHCP
2 5 (6.02%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
4 2 (2.41%) SMTP
4 2 (2.41%) Wireless
4 2 (2.41%) FTP
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.20%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.20%) 4G
5 1 (1.20%) Modbus
5 1 (1.20%) HSRP
5 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (1.20%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Selenium
1 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
1 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.20%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Military
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Project Manager
2 13 (15.66%) Consultant
3 6 (7.23%) Architect
3 6 (7.23%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (6.02%) Developer
4 5 (6.02%) Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) SAP QM Consultant
4 5 (6.02%) QA Engineer
4 5 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.02%) Validation Consultant
5 4 (4.82%) Designer
5 4 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (4.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Quality Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.61%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) XML
2 2 (2.41%) JSON
2 2 (2.41%) RESTful
2 2 (2.41%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) LIMS
3 2 (2.41%) PMI
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) HACMP
3 2 (2.41%) Economics
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Physics
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Life Science
4 1 (1.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (56.63%) Quality Management
2 24 (28.92%) Project Management
3 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.84%) Validation
7 8 (9.64%) ITIL
7 8 (9.64%) Coaching
8 7 (8.43%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.23%) Time Management
9 6 (7.23%) Service Management
10 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.02%) Scrum
10 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.02%) Analytics
10 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.82%) Test Planning
11 4 (4.82%) Line Management
11 4 (4.82%) Security Management
11 4 (4.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) C
1 5 (6.02%) C++
1 5 (6.02%) Java
2 4 (4.82%) VB
2 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.61%) Python
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Lua
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) MCITP
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCDST
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CCNA
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCP
7 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
2 10 (12.05%) ISO 9001
3 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (7.23%) GMP
5 5 (6.02%) GxP
6 4 (4.82%) GAMP
7 3 (3.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (3.61%) SLA
7 3 (3.61%) BS7799
8 2 (2.41%) Solvency II
8 2 (2.41%) TickIT
9 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (1.20%) COBIT
9 1 (1.20%) HL7
9 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCOM
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
3 3 (3.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) SAP
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Dell
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) Citrix
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) AppSense
6 3 (3.61%) EMC
7 2 (2.41%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.41%) Teradata
7 2 (2.41%) Planview
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) VocaLink
8 1 (1.20%) F5
8 1 (1.20%) Meraki
8 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.20%) Infoflex
8 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
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