The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 511 493 527
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Contract jobs citing QMS 55 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.099% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £277 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £380 £443
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £44.50 £41.25 £43.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -4.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £43.55 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
QMS
UK

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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
South East -13 16 £425 +11.84% 8
London +28 15 £395 -1.25% 5
East of England - 14 £440 - 2
Yorkshire 0 7 £245 +188.23%
West Midlands -19 2 - -
North West -2 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 3
South Coast - - - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (61.11%) Quality Management
2 27 (30.00%) Project Management
3 26 (28.89%) QA
4 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 21 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (20.00%) Finance
6 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (18.89%) MS Office
8 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 15 (16.67%) ISO 9001
9 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 12 (13.33%) Degree
10 11 (12.22%) Service Management
11 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
13 7 (7.78%) Validation
13 7 (7.78%) GxP
13 7 (7.78%) GMP
13 7 (7.78%) MS Project
13 7 (7.78%) Change Control
13 7 (7.78%) Time Management
13 7 (7.78%) Data Extraction
13 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
13 7 (7.78%) Resource Management
14 6 (6.67%) Java
14 6 (6.67%) Windows
14 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
14 6 (6.67%) Data Mining

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) nginx
2 3 (3.33%) Lync
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.89%) MS Office
3 7 (7.78%) MS Project
4 3 (3.33%) SPSS
4 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) TrackWise
2 2 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Intranet
2 5 (5.56%) SAN
3 3 (3.33%) DHCP
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) Wireless
4 2 (2.22%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.22%) 4G
5 1 (1.11%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.11%) MIMO
5 1 (1.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (4.44%) Subversion
2 3 (3.33%) Selenium
2 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Military
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Quality Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) Validation Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) QA Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.33%) Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) J2EE
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
1 3 (3.33%) XML
1 3 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
1 7 (7.78%) Data Extraction
2 6 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (2.22%) Statistics
3 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.22%) Physics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Quality Management
2 27 (30.00%) Project Management
3 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (12.22%) Service Management
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.78%) Resource Management
6 7 (7.78%) Time Management
6 7 (7.78%) Change Control
6 7 (7.78%) Validation
7 6 (6.67%) Workflow
7 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) Process Management
8 5 (5.56%) CMMI
8 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.56%) Document Management
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.56%) Analytics
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) C
2 4 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (2.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
4 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.11%) C++
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
4 3 (3.33%) MCITP
4 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.11%) HND
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.89%) QA
2 15 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (7.78%) GxP
4 7 (7.78%) GMP
5 5 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (3.33%) BS7799
8 2 (2.22%) Solvency II
9 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (1.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) WSUS
1 3 (3.33%) SCOM
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Splunk
3 4 (4.44%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.33%) Remedy
4 3 (3.33%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) Teradata
5 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.11%) Mercator
6 1 (1.11%) Planview
6 1 (1.11%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
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