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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 557 564 573
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing QMS 66 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 29
Median daily rate £303 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £263 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.10 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.10% -54.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -38.20%
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
41033 42790 40729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.46% 81.10% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27378 28497 25825
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 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 1184 1147
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 30 £275 -14.06%
South East +2 11 £270 -28.00% 5
London +4 10 £494 +32.11%
West Midlands -23 8 £375 -8.53% 2
East of England +2 4 £388 -3.12%
South West +13 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 100 (73.53%) Quality Management
2 77 (56.62%) ITIL
3 66 (48.53%) Windows
4 63 (46.32%) Unix
5 62 (45.59%) AIX
5 62 (45.59%) Solaris
6 60 (44.12%) Release Management
7 59 (43.38%) Change Management
8 58 (42.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 57 (41.91%) Microsoft
10 56 (41.18%) Problem Management
10 56 (41.18%) Service Delivery
11 53 (38.97%) SLA
12 52 (38.24%) HP
13 50 (36.76%) Windows Server
14 48 (35.29%) Oracle
15 47 (34.56%) ISO 9001
16 43 (31.62%) WebLogic
17 41 (30.15%) Security Cleared
18 40 (29.41%) Incident Management
18 40 (29.41%) ServiceNow
19 37 (27.21%) Degree
20 35 (25.74%) BPSS Clearance
20 35 (25.74%) Disclosure Scotland
21 32 (23.53%) Project Management
22 31 (22.79%) SC Cleared
23 29 (21.32%) Computer Science
24 28 (20.59%) Java
25 24 (17.65%) Sun
25 24 (17.65%) 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 43 (31.62%) WebLogic
2 19 (13.97%) MQSeries
3 15 (11.03%) Tuxedo
4 14 (10.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (10.29%) WebSphere
4 14 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (8.82%) iPlanet
6 11 (8.09%) AquaLogic
6 11 (8.09%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.68%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Office
2 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) SAN
2 14 (10.29%) Firewall
3 12 (8.82%) BIG-IP
4 11 (8.09%) SSL
5 6 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (3.68%) FTP
6 5 (3.68%) LDAP
6 5 (3.68%) NAS
7 4 (2.94%) SSH
8 3 (2.21%) HTTP
8 3 (2.21%) Internet
9 1 (0.74%) 3G
9 1 (0.74%) GSM
9 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) NUnit
3 1 (0.74%) PVCS
3 1 (0.74%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (9.56%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Support Specialist
2 15 (11.03%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.56%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Middleware Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Unix Support
6 8 (5.88%) Quality Manager
6 8 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Architect
7 7 (5.15%) Unix Support Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) AIX Support
8 6 (4.41%) DBA
8 6 (4.41%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.41%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) CRM Manager
9 5 (3.68%) CRM Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) Middleware
2 22 (16.18%) J2EE
3 14 (10.29%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (8.82%) JSP
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.68%) 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%) RESTful
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
6 1 (0.74%) Spring
6 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.82%) Clustering
2 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.82%) Replication
3 11 (8.09%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (7.35%) HP Storage
5 6 (4.41%) Celerra
5 6 (4.41%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (4.41%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.47%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.74%) Contactless
9 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.53%) Windows
2 63 (46.32%) Unix
3 62 (45.59%) AIX
3 62 (45.59%) Solaris
4 50 (36.76%) Windows Server
5 14 (10.29%) OS/390
6 13 (9.56%) Linux
7 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (73.53%) Quality Management
2 77 (56.62%) ITIL
3 60 (44.12%) Release Management
4 59 (43.38%) Change Management
5 58 (42.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 56 (41.18%) Problem Management
6 56 (41.18%) Service Delivery
7 40 (29.41%) Incident Management
8 32 (23.53%) Project Management
9 23 (16.91%) Configuration Management
10 21 (15.44%) SOA
11 16 (11.76%) Security Management
12 14 (10.29%) Six Sigma
13 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (8.82%) ITIL V3
13 12 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (7.35%) Change Control
15 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.59%) Java
2 14 (10.29%) C++
3 12 (8.82%) C
4 11 (8.09%) Perl
5 8 (5.88%) SQL
6 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (30.15%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.21%) Degree
3 35 (25.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 31 (22.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) MCDBA
5 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.94%) HP ASE
6 4 (2.94%) HPE ATP
7 3 (2.21%) IRCA
7 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.47%) ISEB
8 2 (1.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) HND
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMP
9 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (38.97%) SLA
2 47 (34.56%) ISO 9001
3 35 (25.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (9.56%) JSP 440
5 12 (8.82%) QA
6 2 (1.47%) GxP
7 1 (0.74%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.74%) EFQM
7 1 (0.74%) GAMP
7 1 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.74%) MISRA
7 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.74%) RMADS
7 1 (0.74%) SEPA
7 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.41%) OpenView
2 6 (4.41%) Perfmon
3 5 (3.68%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (3.68%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 52 (38.24%) HP
3 48 (35.29%) Oracle
4 40 (29.41%) ServiceNow
5 24 (17.65%) Sun
6 20 (14.71%) CA
6 20 (14.71%) Cisco
7 14 (10.29%) IBM
8 12 (8.82%) BEA
8 12 (8.82%) EMC
8 12 (8.82%) F5
8 12 (8.82%) Fujitsu
8 12 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 12 (8.82%) VMware
9 11 (8.09%) 3PAR
9 11 (8.09%) Axway
10 6 (4.41%) Brocade
10 6 (4.41%) Isilon
11 5 (3.68%) Meridio
11 5 (3.68%) Opsware