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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank - 103 -
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £333 £425
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £44.97 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.37%
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
2250 1562 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.18% 70.58% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1024 1300
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QMS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
QMS
England

QMS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft