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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 248 232 216
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing QMS 19 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.70 £44.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.46% +53.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £44.50 £43.55
% change year-on-year
-40.78% +2.18%
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
7344 6872 6130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.63% 72.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4439 3764 3310
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 257 268
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.96 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
Hampshire +1 10 £375 +36.36% 2
Berkshire -5 4 £325 -23.52%
Surrey -2 2 £68 -
West Sussex - 2 £260 -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - - 2
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 30 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 14 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 11 (26.19%) QA
3 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
5 9 (21.43%) Business Development
6 8 (19.05%) HP
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) UNIX
7 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (16.67%) Change Control
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) TKPROF
8 6 (14.29%) Line Management
8 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (11.90%) ITIL
9 5 (11.90%) Security Management
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
9 5 (11.90%) Smart Meter

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (14.29%) TKPROF
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (7.14%) Developer
2 3 (7.14%) Analyst
2 3 (7.14%) Consultant
2 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Process Analyst
3 2 (4.76%) Quality Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Auditor
4 1 (2.38%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (2.38%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Data Steward
4 1 (2.38%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Business Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Smart Meter
4 3 (7.14%) PMI
4 3 (7.14%) Economics
5 2 (4.76%) LIMS
6 1 (2.38%) GIS
6 1 (2.38%) APACS
6 1 (2.38%) CCTV
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 14 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Business Development
4 7 (16.67%) Change Control
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Line Management
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.90%) Security Management
6 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 3 (7.14%) Time Management
8 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Validation
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) HNC
5 1 (2.38%) HND
5 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
2 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.76%) GxP
3 2 (4.76%) GAMP
3 2 (4.76%) GMP
4 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) HP
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Nokia
3 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 4 (9.52%) Crossbeam
4 3 (7.14%) NCR
5 1 (2.38%) BancTec
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