The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 136 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing QMS 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.033% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.042% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £330 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £406 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +35.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -24.10%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2479 2370 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.08% 79.18% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1286 1099
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 28
Median hourly rate £37.75 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

QMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 7 - -
Renfrewshire -36 3 £330 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for QMS.

1 12 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (75.00%) Release Management
2 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
2 11 (68.75%) C
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Network Design
4 9 (56.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (50.00%) MPLS
5 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 8 (50.00%) BGP
5 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (50.00%) CMDB
5 8 (50.00%) CatOS
6 7 (43.75%) Multicast
6 7 (43.75%) Quality Management
6 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 7 (43.75%) BT
6 7 (43.75%) Siemens
7 6 (37.50%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Build Forge
9 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
9 3 (18.75%) Axway
9 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) AquaLogic
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (18.75%) Tuxedo
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (50.00%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) OSPF
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Multicast
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Build Forge
2 1 (6.25%) PVCS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Ontologies
2 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) CatOS
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 3 (18.75%) OS/390
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (75.00%) Release Management
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
3 9 (56.25%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development
8 1 (6.25%) CAPA
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
8 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO13485
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) BT
2 7 (43.75%) Siemens
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Axway
4 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Sun