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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 569 602 583
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs citing QMS 72 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.066% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 18
Median daily rate £353 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £224 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £27.00 £17.30 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +10 56 £325 -16.12% 25
North East - 27 £287 - 9
Tyne and Wear - 27 £287 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 26 £288 - 3
Scotland -3 15 £410 -30.13% 2
East of England +13 8 - -
South West +1 8 £400 +77.77% 5
Renfrewshire -34 7 £410 -30.13%
Erskine -36 7 £410 -30.13%
London +2 6 £365 -16.09% 4
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £485 - 3
Cambridge - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
City of London +47 2 £400 - 3
Manchester -5 2 - -
North West -14 2 - - 1
South East -24 2 - - 4
Bristol - 2 £400 - 1
Haverhill - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £365 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 66 (57.89%) Quality Management
2 56 (49.12%) ITIL
3 43 (37.72%) Release Management
4 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
5 38 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 36 (31.58%) Windows
7 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
8 31 (27.19%) Problem Management
8 31 (27.19%) Finance
9 30 (26.32%) Change Management
10 29 (25.44%) HP
11 28 (24.56%) Cisco
11 28 (24.56%) AIX
11 28 (24.56%) Solaris
11 28 (24.56%) Oracle
11 28 (24.56%) Unix
11 28 (24.56%) Service Delivery
12 27 (23.68%) Degree
12 27 (23.68%) Project Management
13 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
14 23 (20.18%) WebLogic
14 23 (20.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
15 21 (18.42%) Java
15 21 (18.42%) SLA
16 20 (17.54%) Sun
17 19 (16.67%) ISO 9001
17 19 (16.67%) C
18 18 (15.79%) QA
19 16 (14.04%) Computer Science

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 23 (20.18%) WebLogic
2 15 (13.16%) MQSeries
3 13 (11.40%) Tuxedo
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 12 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (9.65%) AquaLogic
5 11 (9.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.14%) iPlanet
7 6 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.51%) Apache
8 4 (3.51%) JBoss
9 3 (2.63%) CMS
10 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.88%) CICS
11 1 (0.88%) IIS
11 1 (0.88%) MTS
11 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Office
2 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.65%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) IaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) Firewall
2 12 (10.53%) SAN
3 10 (8.77%) SSL
4 9 (7.89%) LAN
5 8 (7.02%) WAN
5 8 (7.02%) Wireless
6 7 (6.14%) BIG-IP
7 6 (5.26%) BGP
7 6 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (5.26%) MPLS
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security
7 6 (5.26%) OSPF
7 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.39%) Multicast
9 3 (2.63%) LDAP
9 3 (2.63%) NAS
10 2 (1.75%) FTP
10 2 (1.75%) GSM
10 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.63%) DB2
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.51%) Build Forge
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.88%) NUnit
4 1 (0.88%) PVCS
4 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Legal
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Military
3 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (12.28%) Architect
2 12 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (6.14%) Analyst
3 7 (6.14%) Middleware Engineer
3 7 (6.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (5.26%) Technologist
4 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) DBA
5 5 (4.39%) Developer
5 5 (4.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) SQL DBA
6 4 (3.51%) Chief Architect
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Developer
7 3 (2.63%) AIX Specialist
7 3 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Security Manager
7 3 (2.63%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) J2EE
2 15 (13.16%) Middleware
3 12 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (6.14%) JSP
5 5 (4.39%) Web Services
6 4 (3.51%) XML
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.88%) .NET
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.88%) jQuery
8 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.02%) Clustering
5 6 (5.26%) CMDB
5 6 (5.26%) Replication
6 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.63%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.63%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.63%) Ontologies
7 3 (2.63%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Windows
2 28 (24.56%) AIX
2 28 (24.56%) Solaris
2 28 (24.56%) Unix
3 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.53%) OS/390
5 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.14%) Linux
7 6 (5.26%) CatOS
8 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.89%) Quality Management
2 56 (49.12%) ITIL
3 43 (37.72%) Release Management
4 31 (27.19%) Problem Management
5 30 (26.32%) Change Management
6 28 (24.56%) Service Delivery
7 27 (23.68%) Project Management
8 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
9 23 (20.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (14.04%) Change Control
11 15 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (10.53%) Incident Management
14 11 (9.65%) Security Management
14 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
14 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (7.89%) Six Sigma
16 8 (7.02%) Risk Management
16 8 (7.02%) TOGAF
16 8 (7.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) Java
2 19 (16.67%) C
3 13 (11.40%) SQL
4 10 (8.77%) C++
4 10 (8.77%) Perl
5 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) Ada
7 1 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 27 (23.68%) Degree
4 15 (13.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.51%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.75%) ISEB
7 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.88%) CISA
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CISM
8 1 (0.88%) CISSP
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) HPE ATP
8 1 (0.88%) IISP
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.42%) SLA
2 19 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 18 (15.79%) QA
4 15 (13.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (7.02%) JSP 440
6 6 (5.26%) GxP
7 2 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.75%) COBIT
7 2 (1.75%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.88%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.88%) GAMP
8 1 (0.88%) GMP
8 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.88%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.88%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.88%) RMADS
8 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.88%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) UAG
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (6.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.39%) Perfmon
3 4 (3.51%) BladeLogic
3 4 (3.51%) OpenView
4 3 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.44%) HP
3 28 (24.56%) Cisco
3 28 (24.56%) Oracle
4 20 (17.54%) Sun
5 13 (11.40%) IBM
6 12 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 12 (10.53%) VMware
7 11 (9.65%) Axway
8 10 (8.77%) Fujitsu
9 8 (7.02%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.02%) Juniper
10 7 (6.14%) BEA
10 7 (6.14%) F5
10 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.26%) CA
12 5 (4.39%) BT
12 5 (4.39%) EMC
12 5 (4.39%) Siemens
13 4 (3.51%) Meridio
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