The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 241 243 247
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing QMS 11 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 6
Median daily rate £270 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.10 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -54.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -38.20%
QMS
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 7778 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.53% 79.74% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 4780 3892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 269
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 27 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

QMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Hampshire +12 5 £280 -25.33%
Buckinghamshire +15 2 - -
Berkshire +5 2 £332 +2.23% 3
West Sussex -1 1 £270 +3.94%
Middlesex - 1 - -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South East region with a requirement for QMS.

1 14 (93.33%) Quality Management
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) IRCA
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (6.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) PVCS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Product Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Control Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Research Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
4 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
4 1 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Quality Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) IRCA
3 1 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) EFQM
3 1 (6.67%) GAMP
3 1 (6.67%) GxP
3 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
1 1 (6.67%) BEA
1 1 (6.67%) BMC
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) NetApp
1 1 (6.67%) Opsware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Qualys
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) Sun
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas
1 1 (6.67%) VMware