The first table below looks at the demand for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 24 July 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 South East 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 224 208 233
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing QMS 18 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.37% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
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£425 £380 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -18.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £380 £465
% change year-on-year
-0.65% -18.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £43.55 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6670 5926 6810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.63% 70.29% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 3146 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 265 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.93 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
QMS
England

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

QMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

QMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 10 £425 -
Hampshire -17 3 £275 -17.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £425 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (43.33%) Quality Management
3 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
3 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (30.00%) Degree
3 9 (30.00%) QA
4 8 (26.67%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 6 (20.00%) Intranet
6 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) CMMI
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.33%) SAN
8 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (13.33%) Subversion
8 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Change Control
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) Linux
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Lync
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (26.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Intranet
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) 3GPP
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) 4G
4 1 (3.33%) WiMAX
4 1 (3.33%) MIMO
4 1 (3.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SAN Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Auditor
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Validation Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Process Manager
7 1 (3.33%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Quality Management
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) CMMI
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) MOF
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Document Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) BS7799
2 2 (6.67%) GMP
3 1 (3.33%) GxP
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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