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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 130 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing QMS 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £410 £587 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.13% +95.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £587 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £587 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
2398 2323 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 79.75% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 1090
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.35 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +25.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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
Renfrewshire -34 7 £410 -30.13%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
3 11 (52.38%) Quality Management
4 10 (47.62%) HP
4 10 (47.62%) C
4 10 (47.62%) Release Management
5 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Network Design
7 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) Juniper
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 6 (28.57%) MPLS
8 6 (28.57%) OSPF
8 6 (28.57%) BGP
8 6 (28.57%) CatOS
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (28.57%) Change Control
8 6 (28.57%) CMDB
9 5 (23.81%) Multicast
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless

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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) AquaLogic
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
1 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (19.05%) Tuxedo
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) BGP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) MPLS
2 6 (28.57%) OSPF
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) Multicast
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Build Forge
2 1 (4.76%) PVCS
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Perimeter Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) CatOS
2 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 4 (19.05%) OS/390
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
2 11 (52.38%) Quality Management
3 10 (47.62%) Release Management
4 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Network Design
6 6 (28.57%) Change Control
6 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) CAPA
8 1 (4.76%) Content Management
8 1 (4.76%) Internal Audit
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C
2 4 (19.05%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO13485
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 5 (23.81%) BT
4 5 (23.81%) Siemens
5 4 (19.05%) Axway
5 4 (19.05%) Fujitsu
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Sun