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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 253 207 248
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +41
Contract jobs citing QMS 7 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.33% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £348 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £332 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £409 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £399
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £44.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.97 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- +6.43%
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
7057 6033 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.44% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 3363 3196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 238 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -23 3 £431 +24.10% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £335 -16.77% 1
Berkshire - 2 £365 - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Surrey - - - - 1
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) ISO 9001
2 9 (36.00%) Quality Management
2 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) QA
5 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Intranet
6 5 (20.00%) CMMI
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) MS Office
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.00%) BS7799
8 3 (12.00%) MOF
8 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) MCSE
8 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Lync
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Intranet
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SAN Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Economics
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Quality Management
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) CMMI
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) MOF
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
6 2 (8.00%) Process Management
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) ISO 9001
1 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (28.00%) QA
3 3 (12.00%) BS7799
4 1 (4.00%) GMP
4 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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