The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
England / North East
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-28.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +22.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
775 726 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.87% 84.13% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 470 251
Median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.55 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing QMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QMS across the North East region.

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QMS across the North East region.

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for QMS.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) Quality Management
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Tuxedo
5 4 (36.36%) MQSeries
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (36.36%) MQSeries
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) Tuxedo
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) AquaLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Perimeter Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Celerra
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) HP Storage
2 1 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) AIX
1 6 (54.55%) Solaris
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Quality Management
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Axway
5 2 (18.18%) Fujitsu
5 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Isilon