The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 65 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £333 £425
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £44.97 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 759 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.32% 74.34% 68.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 360 270
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £36.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QMS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

QMS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) CMMI
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SAN Technical Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) CMMI
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) BMC