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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
UK
Rank 532 585 544
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -41
Contract jobs citing QMS 65 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 38
Median daily rate £315 £370 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £305 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-28.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £42.10 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £50.79 £53.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +22.97%

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
37065 42986 41665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.79% 82.74% 79.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24644 28105 26278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1180 1114
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.75 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +44 52 £315 -14.86% 16
East Midlands +28 24 £165 -55.40%
Derbyshire +12 15 £160 -56.75%
Scotland +31 13 £255 -59.20%
Aberdeen +1 13 £255 -
London +19 11 £375 +13.20% 3
Derby - 11 £158 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £500 -
Nottingham - 6 £500 -
Alfreton - 6 £163 -
South East +13 5 £500 -4.76% 6
Bristol +7 4 £450 +5.88%
South West +5 4 £450 +31.38% 3
West Midlands +6 3 £444 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £489 - 1
North West +15 2 - - 1
Coventry -2 2 £444 -
Eastleigh - 2 £440 -
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
Lancashire +13 1 - -
Berkshire +11 1 £500 -4.76%
Surrey 0 1 - -
Redhill -3 1 - -
Preston -3 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £315 -
Cumbria - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 76 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 36 (31.58%) ITIL
3 31 (27.19%) Project Management
3 31 (27.19%) Finance
4 30 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 28 (24.56%) Windows
6 26 (22.81%) Oracle
6 26 (22.81%) Cisco
7 25 (21.93%) Unix
8 23 (20.18%) MS Visio
9 22 (19.30%) Change Control
10 21 (18.42%) Release Management
11 20 (17.54%) Problem Management
11 20 (17.54%) HP
11 20 (17.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 18 (15.79%) Validation
13 18 (15.79%) Linux
13 18 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (14.91%) C
14 17 (14.91%) LAN
15 16 (14.04%) ISO 9001
15 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
15 16 (14.04%) Retail
15 16 (14.04%) QA
16 15 (13.16%) Business Analysis
16 15 (13.16%) WAN
16 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
17 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database
17 14 (12.28%) 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 6 (5.26%) MQSeries
1 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.51%) iPlanet
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.51%) Tuxedo
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Visio
2 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.39%) Demantra
2 5 (4.39%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (1.75%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.88%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.88%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.91%) LAN
2 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.16%) WAN
4 12 (10.53%) BGP
4 12 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (10.53%) MPLS
4 12 (10.53%) Multicast
4 12 (10.53%) OSPF
4 12 (10.53%) Wireless
5 11 (9.65%) Firewall
6 8 (7.02%) SAN
7 7 (6.14%) Network Security
8 4 (3.51%) BIG-IP
8 4 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (2.63%) NetScreen
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
10 2 (1.75%) FTP
10 2 (1.75%) LDAP
10 2 (1.75%) SSH
10 2 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.39%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.75%) DB2
7 2 (1.75%) DTS
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.75%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.88%) MS Access
8 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.75%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 20 (17.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 16 (14.04%) Retail
5 5 (4.39%) Marketing
5 5 (4.39%) Publishing
6 4 (3.51%) Back Office
6 4 (3.51%) Banking
7 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Avionics
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (14.91%) Analyst
1 17 (14.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (9.65%) Quality Manager
2 11 (9.65%) Support Analyst
3 10 (8.77%) Applications Support
4 9 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (7.89%) Consultant
4 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Validation Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Development Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Development Support Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Designer
7 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Network Support
8 4 (3.51%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) XML
2 6 (5.26%) J2EE
3 5 (4.39%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (3.51%) Middleware
5 3 (2.63%) Dojo
5 3 (2.63%) DOM
5 3 (2.63%) jQuery
5 3 (2.63%) JSP
5 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.75%) .NET
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) Qt
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) CMDB
2 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Life Science
4 5 (4.39%) HP Storage
4 5 (4.39%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) FMCG
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.75%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.75%) Celerra
7 2 (1.75%) Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.75%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.75%) NHS
7 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Windows
2 25 (21.93%) Unix
3 18 (15.79%) Linux
4 12 (10.53%) CatOS
5 10 (8.77%) AIX
5 10 (8.77%) Solaris
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.26%) HPUX
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.51%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 36 (31.58%) ITIL
3 31 (27.19%) Project Management
4 30 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 22 (19.30%) Change Control
6 21 (18.42%) Release Management
7 20 (17.54%) Problem Management
8 18 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (15.79%) Validation
9 15 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 14 (12.28%) Network Design
11 13 (11.40%) Change Management
12 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 10 (8.77%) Document Management
13 10 (8.77%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (7.89%) Process Improvement
14 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
14 9 (7.89%) Six Sigma
14 9 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) C
2 14 (12.28%) Java
3 10 (8.77%) SQL
4 8 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) Degree
3 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) CCSP
5 3 (2.63%) CISSP
5 3 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) ECDL
7 1 (0.88%) IRCA
7 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) ISO 9001
1 16 (14.04%) QA
2 8 (7.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 8 (7.02%) SLA
3 7 (6.14%) GMP
4 6 (5.26%) GxP
5 4 (3.51%) JSP 440
6 3 (2.63%) PMO
7 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.75%) GAMP
8 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (3.51%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.75%) OpenView
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Cisco
1 26 (22.81%) Oracle
2 20 (17.54%) HP
3 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.77%) BT
4 10 (8.77%) Siemens
5 7 (6.14%) IBM
6 6 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 6 (5.26%) EMC
6 6 (5.26%) Juniper
6 6 (5.26%) Sun
7 4 (3.51%) BEA
7 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.51%) F5
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) Symantec
7 4 (3.51%) VMware
8 3 (2.63%) Pega
8 3 (2.63%) SAP
8 3 (2.63%) webMethods
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