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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 503 501 498
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing QMS 66 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.082% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 14
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£475 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £309 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £411 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £35.00
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
36373 35079 29900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.39% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23249 21496 18158
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1094 1102
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +2 25 £535 +30.64% 12
London +12 20 £410 +17.14% 3
North West - 9 - - 1
East of England +10 8 £373 +12.45% 4
South West - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 60 (61.22%) Quality Management
2 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
3 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.37%) QA
3 18 (18.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (17.35%) Validation
5 16 (16.33%) Finance
6 15 (15.31%) GMP
7 13 (13.27%) Project Management
8 11 (11.22%) GAMP
8 11 (11.22%) SAP
8 11 (11.22%) Windows
8 11 (11.22%) Coaching
9 10 (10.20%) ITIL
9 10 (10.20%) GxP
10 9 (9.18%) MS Office
10 9 (9.18%) LIMS
10 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.16%) Line Management
11 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.16%) Change Control
11 8 (8.16%) Oracle
11 8 (8.16%) UNIX
11 8 (8.16%) ISO 9001
12 7 (7.14%) Dell
12 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.14%) SQL
12 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (3.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Office
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.10%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.02%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) DHCP
1 3 (3.06%) WAN
1 3 (3.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) SAN
2 2 (2.04%) SMTP
2 2 (2.04%) FTP
2 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.04%) DAB
3 1 (1.02%) Modbus
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (4.08%) TKPROF
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.04%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.04%) PVCS
2 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (18.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (16.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Project Manager
2 13 (13.27%) Consultant
3 9 (9.18%) Developer
4 7 (7.14%) Validation Consultant
5 6 (6.12%) Designer
6 5 (5.10%) SAP QM Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.10%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Quality Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.06%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Transition Manager
9 2 (2.04%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) WinForms
2 2 (2.04%) JSON
2 2 (2.04%) RESTful
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
2 2 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) LIMS
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 3 (3.06%) Statistics
4 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) FMCG
5 2 (2.04%) PMI
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.04%) Economics
5 2 (2.04%) HACMP
6 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.02%) CCTV
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) UNIX
3 5 (5.10%) Linux
4 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Quality Management
2 17 (17.35%) Validation
3 13 (13.27%) Project Management
4 11 (11.22%) Coaching
5 10 (10.20%) ITIL
6 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.16%) Line Management
7 8 (8.16%) Change Control
7 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.12%) Scrum
10 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.10%) Security Management
10 5 (5.10%) UML
10 5 (5.10%) Service Management
10 5 (5.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) C++
3 5 (5.10%) C
4 4 (4.08%) VB
4 4 (4.08%) Python
4 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.06%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.06%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) Java
6 2 (2.04%) Lua
6 2 (2.04%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.02%) Ada
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) VCP4
4 4 (4.08%) Degree
5 3 (3.06%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.04%) HNC
6 2 (2.04%) HND
6 2 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.02%) CRISC
7 1 (1.02%) PMP
7 1 (1.02%) ISEB
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CISA
7 1 (1.02%) CISM
7 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) QA
2 15 (15.31%) GMP
3 11 (11.22%) GAMP
4 10 (10.20%) GxP
5 8 (8.16%) ISO 9001
6 6 (6.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (5.10%) SLA
8 4 (4.08%) ISO 9000
9 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (3.06%) COBIT
10 2 (2.04%) TickIT
11 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (1.02%) HL7
11 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) SCCM
1 3 (3.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) SAP
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 7 (7.14%) Dell
4 6 (6.12%) HP
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) Citrix
5 4 (4.08%) AppSense
6 3 (3.06%) EMC
7 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Planview
8 1 (1.02%) Infoflex
8 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.02%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.02%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) NCR
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Advantage XPO
Rate: £7.77 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £510 - £530 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE (Banded)
Posted: 12 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 27 days ago