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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 530 490 547
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +57
Contract jobs citing QMS 34 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.060% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.083% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 12
Average daily rate £405 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.14% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £12.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +295.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £12.01
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +295.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 12 £400 +25.00% 7
London -8 12 £475 +40.74%
South West - 5 - - 4
East of England -19 4 £420 - 1
Yorkshire -17 3 £231 +15.62% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (69.33%) Quality Management
2 19 (25.33%) QA
3 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (18.67%) Project Management
5 14 (18.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (17.33%) Cisco
6 13 (17.33%) MS Office
7 12 (16.00%) XML
7 12 (16.00%) HTML
7 12 (16.00%) Oracle
7 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (14.67%) SQL
8 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 9 (12.00%) Uniface
10 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.00%) CSS
10 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.00%) Security Management
10 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.00%) Degree
11 8 (10.67%) Change Control
11 8 (10.67%) Finance
11 8 (10.67%) Business Continuity
11 8 (10.67%) ITIL

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) nginx
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Office
2 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.67%) MS Project
4 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) TrackWise
1 2 (2.67%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) OSPF
3 4 (5.33%) BGP
3 4 (5.33%) MPLS
4 3 (4.00%) VoIP
5 2 (2.67%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.67%) Network Security
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.33%) LTE
6 1 (1.33%) FCoE
6 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.33%) 4G
6 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.33%) MIMO
6 1 (1.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (5.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (18.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.00%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Uniface Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Quality Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) SAP Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Process Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Auditor
6 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) QA Manager
6 3 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) HTML
1 12 (16.00%) XML
2 9 (12.00%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) NHS
3 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Informatics
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Physics
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) UNIX
2 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.33%) CentOS
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) Quality Management
2 14 (18.67%) Project Management
3 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.00%) Security Management
5 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.67%) Change Control
6 8 (10.67%) ITIL
6 8 (10.67%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (9.33%) Six Sigma
8 6 (8.00%) Workflow
8 6 (8.00%) Service Management
8 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) Uniface
2 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.33%) C
4 6 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) Assembly Language
6 3 (4.00%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 3 (4.00%) LINC
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) CISA
5 2 (2.67%) CISM
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.33%) QA
2 8 (10.67%) ISO 9001
3 7 (9.33%) GxP
4 6 (8.00%) SLA
4 6 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (2.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (2.67%) GMP
7 1 (1.33%) COBIT
7 1 (1.33%) TickIT
7 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) XenApp
2 2 (2.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.33%) SCSM
3 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.33%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Cisco
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle
4 7 (9.33%) SAP
5 6 (8.00%) Citrix
6 5 (6.67%) Northgate
7 4 (5.33%) Splunk
7 4 (5.33%) NetApp
7 4 (5.33%) HP
8 3 (4.00%) VMware
9 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.67%) Remedy
9 2 (2.67%) McAfee
9 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.33%) Siemens
10 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £50 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 27 days ago