The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 135 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing QMS 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
- -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +133.92%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2218 2590 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.14% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1819 1687
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 126
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

QMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

QMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Gloucestershire +4 4 £275 +10.00%
Bristol +8 3 £420 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West region with a requirement for QMS.

1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) CCTV
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Installation Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft