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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 575 587 606
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing QMS 61 77 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 24
Median daily rate £318 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £451 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -38.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -38.20%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +11 59 £310 -17.33% 16
Tyne and Wear -1 26 £275 -12.69% 2
North East -2 26 £275 -12.69% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 26 £275 -14.06% 2
South East -3 11 £270 -28.00% 4
London +8 7 £500 +33.84%
West Midlands -18 6 £350 -14.63% 1
Hampshire +11 5 £280 -25.33%
East of England +1 4 £388 -3.12% 4
Staffordshire -3 3 £313 -23.78%
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +21 2 - -
Cambridge +15 2 £325 -18.75%
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £325 -18.75%
Berkshire +6 2 £332 +2.23% 1
Coventry - 2 £525 -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £332 -
Tamworth - 2 £313 -
South West +12 1 - - 4
Wiltshire +7 1 - - 1
Scotland +4 1 - -
Winchester +2 1 £475 +26.66%
West Sussex -2 1 £270 +3.94%
Gatwick -3 1 £270 +5.26%
Norwich -5 1 £450 -0.11%
Norfolk -5 1 £450 -0.11%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 110 (73.83%) Quality Management
2 88 (59.06%) ITIL
3 71 (47.65%) Windows
4 67 (44.97%) Unix
5 66 (44.30%) AIX
5 66 (44.30%) Solaris
6 63 (42.28%) Change Management
7 62 (41.61%) Release Management
7 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
8 60 (40.27%) Service Delivery
9 59 (39.60%) Problem Management
9 59 (39.60%) HP
10 58 (38.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 55 (36.91%) Windows Server
12 53 (35.57%) SLA
13 51 (34.23%) Oracle
14 48 (32.21%) ISO 9001
14 48 (32.21%) Security Cleared
15 47 (31.54%) WebLogic
16 40 (26.85%) Incident Management
16 40 (26.85%) Degree
16 40 (26.85%) ServiceNow
17 38 (25.50%) SC Cleared
18 37 (24.83%) BPSS Clearance
18 37 (24.83%) Disclosure Scotland
19 35 (23.49%) Project Management
20 32 (21.48%) Java
21 31 (20.81%) Computer Science
22 28 (18.79%) Sun
22 28 (18.79%) Middleware

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 47 (31.54%) WebLogic
2 23 (15.44%) MQSeries
3 19 (12.75%) Tuxedo
4 18 (12.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 18 (12.08%) WebSphere
4 18 (12.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (10.07%) AquaLogic
5 15 (10.07%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (8.05%) iPlanet
7 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.68%) Apache
8 4 (2.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) CICS
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (10.07%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) Firewall
2 19 (12.75%) SAN
3 15 (10.07%) SSL
4 12 (8.05%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.03%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (4.03%) NAS
5 6 (4.03%) Network Security
6 5 (3.36%) FTP
6 5 (3.36%) LDAP
7 4 (2.68%) SSH
8 3 (2.01%) HTTP
8 3 (2.01%) Internet
9 1 (0.67%) DHCP
9 1 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.68%) Build Forge
3 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) PVCS
4 1 (0.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (8.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Military
5 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (13.42%) Support Specialist
2 17 (11.41%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.72%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.05%) Middleware Engineer
5 9 (6.04%) Analyst
5 9 (6.04%) Quality Manager
5 9 (6.04%) Unix Support
6 8 (5.37%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Security Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Unix Support Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) AIX Support
8 6 (4.03%) Architect
8 6 (4.03%) DBA
8 6 (4.03%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.03%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) CRM Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) Middleware
2 26 (17.45%) J2EE
3 18 (12.08%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (8.05%) JSP
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.67%) .NET
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) HTML
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) RESTful
6 1 (0.67%) SOAP
6 1 (0.67%) Spring
6 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.81%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.05%) Clustering
2 12 (8.05%) Replication
3 11 (7.38%) HP StoreVirtual
3 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.71%) HP Storage
5 6 (4.03%) Celerra
5 6 (4.03%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (4.03%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.68%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.34%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.67%) Contactless
9 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (47.65%) Windows
2 67 (44.97%) Unix
3 66 (44.30%) AIX
3 66 (44.30%) Solaris
4 55 (36.91%) Windows Server
5 18 (12.08%) OS/390
6 13 (8.72%) Linux
7 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (73.83%) Quality Management
2 88 (59.06%) ITIL
3 63 (42.28%) Change Management
4 62 (41.61%) Release Management
5 60 (40.27%) Service Delivery
6 59 (39.60%) Problem Management
7 58 (38.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 40 (26.85%) Incident Management
9 35 (23.49%) Project Management
10 26 (17.45%) Configuration Management
11 21 (14.09%) SOA
12 17 (11.41%) Security Management
13 15 (10.07%) Six Sigma
14 12 (8.05%) Change Control
14 12 (8.05%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (8.05%) ITIL V3
14 12 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
16 9 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (6.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.48%) Java
2 18 (12.08%) C++
3 16 (10.74%) C
4 15 (10.07%) Perl
5 7 (4.70%) SQL
6 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.67%) C#
8 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (32.21%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.85%) Degree
3 38 (25.50%) SC Cleared
4 37 (24.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.36%) MCDBA
7 4 (2.68%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.68%) HPE ATP
8 3 (2.01%) IRCA
8 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.34%) HND
9 2 (1.34%) ISEB
10 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) MCSE
10 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.67%) PMP
10 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (35.57%) SLA
2 48 (32.21%) ISO 9001
3 37 (24.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (8.72%) JSP 440
4 13 (8.72%) QA
5 2 (1.34%) GxP
6 1 (0.67%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.67%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.67%) EFQM
6 1 (0.67%) GAMP
6 1 (0.67%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.67%) MISRA
6 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.67%) RMADS
6 1 (0.67%) SEPA
6 1 (0.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) UAG
3 1 (0.67%) vCloud
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (8.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.70%) OpenView
3 6 (4.03%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (4.03%) Perfmon
4 5 (3.36%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (3.36%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.68%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) SCCM
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 59 (39.60%) HP
3 51 (34.23%) Oracle
4 40 (26.85%) ServiceNow
5 28 (18.79%) Sun
6 26 (17.45%) Cisco
7 21 (14.09%) CA
8 18 (12.08%) IBM
9 16 (10.74%) Fujitsu
10 15 (10.07%) Axway
11 13 (8.72%) VMware
12 12 (8.05%) BEA
12 12 (8.05%) F5
12 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
13 11 (7.38%) 3PAR
13 11 (7.38%) EMC
14 8 (5.37%) CheckPoint
14 8 (5.37%) Juniper
15 6 (4.03%) Brocade
15 6 (4.03%) Opsware
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