The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 584 595 578
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing QMS 69 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 13
Median daily rate £339 £500 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £500 £306
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +63.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.30 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -24.10%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45304 44011 42247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.57% 78.89% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27402 26436
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 1284 1210
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing QMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QMS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QMS within the UK.

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

QMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QMS within the UK.

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QMS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

QMS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

QMS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England -12 56 £365 -19.58% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £292 - 1
North East - 19 £292 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 19 £292 - 1
Scotland -8 12 £330 -43.76% 1
East of England +10 10 - - 2
London +4 7 £331 -23.85%
South West +2 7 £455 +102.22%
Aberdeen - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire +17 6 - - 1
Cambridge - 6 - - 1
East Midlands - 6 £370 -
Wiltshire - 5 £485 -
North West -7 4 £375 - 1
South East -34 3 - - 2
Renfrewshire -35 3 £330 -43.76%
Erskine -39 3 £330 -43.76%
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £370 -
Chesterfield - 3 £370 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Manchester -9 2 - -
Lancashire +4 1 £375 -
Bristol +3 1 £425 -
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 with a requirement for QMS.

1 54 (52.43%) Quality Management
2 46 (44.66%) ITIL
3 43 (41.75%) Release Management
4 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
5 33 (32.04%) Windows
5 33 (32.04%) Security Cleared
6 32 (31.07%) Finance
7 29 (28.16%) Problem Management
8 27 (26.21%) Project Management
9 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
10 25 (24.27%) Oracle
11 24 (23.30%) Configuration Management
11 24 (23.30%) Service Delivery
12 23 (22.33%) Change Management
12 23 (22.33%) AIX
12 23 (22.33%) Solaris
12 23 (22.33%) Unix
13 22 (21.36%) Cisco
14 21 (20.39%) Degree
15 20 (19.42%) WebLogic
15 20 (19.42%) C
16 19 (18.45%) Java
16 19 (18.45%) HP
16 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
17 18 (17.48%) Root Cause Analysis
18 17 (16.50%) SLA
18 17 (16.50%) Sun
19 15 (14.56%) ISO 9001
19 15 (14.56%) QA
20 14 (13.59%) Enterprise Architecture

QMS
Top Related IT Skills 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 20 (19.42%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.65%) MQSeries
3 11 (10.68%) Tuxedo
4 10 (9.71%) AquaLogic
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.71%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.83%) iPlanet
6 5 (4.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.91%) Apache
7 3 (2.91%) CMS
7 3 (2.91%) JBoss
8 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.97%) IIS
9 1 (0.97%) MTS
9 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
1 12 (11.65%) MS Office
2 10 (9.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) IaaS
2 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 4 (3.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) SAN
2 11 (10.68%) LAN
3 10 (9.71%) WAN
3 10 (9.71%) Wireless
4 9 (8.74%) SSL
5 8 (7.77%) BGP
5 8 (7.77%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (7.77%) MPLS
5 8 (7.77%) OSPF
5 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.80%) Multicast
7 6 (5.83%) BIG-IP
7 6 (5.83%) Firewall
8 3 (2.91%) NAS
9 2 (1.94%) 3G
9 2 (1.94%) FTP
9 2 (1.94%) GSM
9 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.94%) LDAP
9 2 (1.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) DB2
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.91%) Build Forge
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.97%) NUnit
4 1 (0.97%) PVCS
4 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (31.07%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Legal
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Military
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (13.59%) Architect
2 9 (8.74%) Network Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) Analyst
3 7 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (6.80%) Test Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (5.83%) Technologist
5 5 (4.85%) Developer
5 5 (4.85%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
5 5 (4.85%) Server Migration Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Chief Architect
6 4 (3.88%) DBA
6 4 (3.88%) SQL DBA
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.91%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) J2EE
2 13 (12.62%) Middleware
3 10 (9.71%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (5.83%) JSP
5 5 (4.85%) Web Services
6 4 (3.88%) XML
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.97%) .NET
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.97%) CSS
8 1 (0.97%) HTML
8 1 (0.97%) jQuery
8 1 (0.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.77%) CMDB
4 6 (5.83%) Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.88%) Replication
7 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.91%) Ontologies
7 3 (2.91%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.94%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.94%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.94%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.97%) PMI
9 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) Windows
2 23 (22.33%) AIX
2 23 (22.33%) Solaris
2 23 (22.33%) Unix
3 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.71%) OS/390
5 8 (7.77%) CatOS
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.83%) Linux
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.43%) Quality Management
2 46 (44.66%) ITIL
3 43 (41.75%) Release Management
4 29 (28.16%) Problem Management
5 27 (26.21%) Project Management
6 24 (23.30%) Configuration Management
6 24 (23.30%) Service Delivery
7 23 (22.33%) Change Management
8 18 (17.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (13.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.71%) Change Control
13 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
13 9 (8.74%) Migration
13 9 (8.74%) Network Design
13 9 (8.74%) Security Management
14 8 (7.77%) Risk Management
14 8 (7.77%) Six Sigma
14 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) C
2 19 (18.45%) Java
3 13 (12.62%) SQL
4 9 (8.74%) C++
4 9 (8.74%) Perl
5 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.94%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) Ada
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Security Cleared
2 26 (25.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (20.39%) Degree
4 11 (10.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.94%) HNC
7 2 (1.94%) HND
7 2 (1.94%) ISEB
7 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.97%) CCNA
8 1 (0.97%) CISA
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.97%) CISM
8 1 (0.97%) CISSP
8 1 (0.97%) MCITP
8 1 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) SLA
2 15 (14.56%) ISO 9001
2 15 (14.56%) QA
3 11 (10.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (6.80%) GxP
4 7 (6.80%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (1.94%) COBIT
5 2 (1.94%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.97%) GAMP
6 1 (0.97%) GMP
6 1 (0.97%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.97%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.97%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.97%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.97%) RMADS
6 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) Firmware
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.97%) UAG
5 1 (0.97%) vCloud
5 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.88%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.91%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.91%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.91%) OpenView
4 2 (1.94%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.27%) Oracle
3 22 (21.36%) Cisco
4 19 (18.45%) HP
5 17 (16.50%) Sun
6 13 (12.62%) VMware
7 11 (10.68%) IBM
8 10 (9.71%) Axway
9 9 (8.74%) Fujitsu
9 9 (8.74%) ServiceNow
10 7 (6.80%) BT
10 7 (6.80%) Siemens
11 6 (5.83%) BEA
11 6 (5.83%) Citrix
11 6 (5.83%) F5
11 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.85%) CA
13 4 (3.88%) EMC
14 3 (2.91%) Meridio
14 3 (2.91%) Qualys
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive Salary, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG(DOE)
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago