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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 560 595 566
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Contract jobs citing QMS 83 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.092% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 15 27
Median daily rate £320 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £376 £306
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+48.45% -48.94%

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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
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 £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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
Top 29 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 29 June 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 +33 72 £295 -24.11% 13
North East -12 42 £284 -41.79% 1
Tyne and Wear - 42 £284 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 41 £285 - 1
London +6 11 £463 -7.50% 2
Scotland -11 10 £410 -30.13%
Renfrewshire -38 7 £410 -30.13%
Erskine -42 7 £410 -30.13%
South West 0 5 £400 +60.00% 5
South East -11 4 £323 -14.00% 3
East of England +14 3 - - 1
East Midlands +7 3 £450 -10.00%
City of London +46 2 £400 -
North West -13 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £295 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £485 -
West Sussex - 2 £295 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £400 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Glasgow +4 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 £350 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 85 (63.43%) Quality Management
2 69 (51.49%) ITIL
3 53 (39.55%) Release Management
4 52 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 49 (36.57%) Windows
6 44 (32.84%) Change Management
6 44 (32.84%) Problem Management
7 43 (32.09%) Security Cleared
8 41 (30.60%) HP
9 40 (29.85%) AIX
9 40 (29.85%) Solaris
9 40 (29.85%) Unix
9 40 (29.85%) Service Delivery
10 36 (26.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 35 (26.12%) SC Cleared
12 33 (24.63%) Windows Server
12 33 (24.63%) Oracle
12 33 (24.63%) Project Management
13 32 (23.88%) SLA
13 32 (23.88%) Degree
14 30 (22.39%) WebLogic
15 29 (21.64%) ISO 9001
15 29 (21.64%) Cisco
16 28 (20.90%) Configuration Management
16 28 (20.90%) Finance
17 24 (17.91%) BPSS Clearance
17 24 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
18 23 (17.16%) ServiceNow
18 23 (17.16%) Incident Management
19 22 (16.42%) Java

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 30 (22.39%) WebLogic
2 17 (12.69%) MQSeries
3 15 (11.19%) Tuxedo
4 14 (10.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (10.45%) WebSphere
4 14 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (9.70%) AquaLogic
5 13 (9.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (8.96%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.22%) iPlanet
8 6 (4.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.99%) Apache
9 4 (2.99%) JBoss
10 2 (1.49%) CMS
10 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.75%) CICS
11 1 (0.75%) MTS
11 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Office
2 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) IaaS
2 4 (2.99%) SaaS
3 3 (2.24%) Office 365
4 2 (1.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) Firewall
2 14 (10.45%) SAN
3 12 (8.96%) SSL
4 9 (6.72%) LAN
5 8 (5.97%) WAN
5 8 (5.97%) Wireless
6 7 (5.22%) BIG-IP
7 6 (4.48%) BGP
7 6 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (4.48%) MPLS
7 6 (4.48%) Network Security
7 6 (4.48%) OSPF
7 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.73%) Multicast
9 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.24%) LDAP
9 3 (2.24%) NAS
10 2 (1.49%) FTP
10 2 (1.49%) GSM
10 2 (1.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.24%) DB2
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.99%) Build Forge
3 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.49%) NUnit
4 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) PVCS
4 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Legal
3 6 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Military
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (8.96%) Network Engineer
1 12 (8.96%) Support Specialist
2 11 (8.21%) Project Manager
3 9 (6.72%) Architect
4 8 (5.97%) Analyst
4 8 (5.97%) Middleware Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Test Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) DBA
6 6 (4.48%) Developer
6 6 (4.48%) SQL DBA
6 6 (4.48%) Technologist
7 5 (3.73%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) CRM Manager
8 4 (2.99%) CRM Project Manager
8 4 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) Middleware
2 18 (13.43%) J2EE
3 14 (10.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (5.22%) JSP
5 5 (3.73%) Web Services
6 4 (2.99%) XML
7 2 (1.49%) .NET
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 2 (1.49%) HTML
7 2 (1.49%) jQuery
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.72%) Clustering
3 9 (6.72%) Replication
4 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.48%) CMDB
6 5 (3.73%) HP Storage
6 5 (3.73%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (2.99%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.24%) Celerra
8 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.24%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (2.24%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.49%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.57%) Windows
2 40 (29.85%) AIX
2 40 (29.85%) Solaris
2 40 (29.85%) Unix
3 33 (24.63%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.45%) OS/390
5 8 (5.97%) Linux
5 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.48%) CatOS
7 1 (0.75%) Android
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (63.43%) Quality Management
2 69 (51.49%) ITIL
3 53 (39.55%) Release Management
4 44 (32.84%) Change Management
4 44 (32.84%) Problem Management
5 40 (29.85%) Service Delivery
6 36 (26.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 33 (24.63%) Project Management
8 28 (20.90%) Configuration Management
9 23 (17.16%) Incident Management
10 17 (12.69%) Change Control
11 13 (9.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (8.96%) Security Management
12 12 (8.96%) SOA
13 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
14 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.46%) Validation
15 9 (6.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) Java
2 21 (15.67%) C
3 13 (9.70%) C++
3 13 (9.70%) SQL
4 12 (8.96%) Perl
5 6 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.49%) C#
7 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.75%) Ada
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (32.09%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.12%) SC Cleared
3 32 (23.88%) Degree
4 24 (17.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.73%) MCDBA
7 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.49%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.49%) HPE ATP
8 2 (1.49%) ISEB
8 2 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.75%) CCNA
9 1 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) HNC
9 1 (0.75%) HND
9 1 (0.75%) MCITP
9 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.88%) SLA
2 29 (21.64%) ISO 9001
3 24 (17.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (11.94%) QA
5 8 (5.97%) JSP 440
6 7 (5.22%) GxP
7 2 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.49%) COBIT
7 2 (1.49%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.75%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.75%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.75%) GAMP
8 1 (0.75%) GMP
8 1 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.75%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.75%) RMADS
8 1 (0.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.75%) UAG
5 1 (0.75%) vCloud
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (5.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.48%) Perfmon
3 4 (2.99%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.99%) OpenView
4 3 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (30.60%) HP
3 33 (24.63%) Oracle
4 29 (21.64%) Cisco
5 23 (17.16%) ServiceNow
6 21 (15.67%) Sun
7 14 (10.45%) IBM
8 13 (9.70%) Axway
9 12 (8.96%) Fujitsu
9 12 (8.96%) VMware
10 11 (8.21%) CA
11 8 (5.97%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.97%) Juniper
12 7 (5.22%) BEA
12 7 (5.22%) EMC
12 7 (5.22%) F5
12 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.73%) BT
13 5 (3.73%) Meridio
13 5 (3.73%) Siemens
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