The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 519 520 501
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing QMS 63 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.079% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 31
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £363 £304
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +19.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £41.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 - £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.21 - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £41.25

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
38766 37025 32628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.08% 75.02% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24251 22404 19497
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £567 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1079 1146
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.30 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 63 £475 +35.71% 22
South East +10 25 £535 +56.31% 12
London -1 17 £443 +26.42% 2
Hampshire +6 16 £550 +100.00% 6
North West - 9 - - 2
East of England +17 8 £373 +12.45% 2
Manchester - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £339 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £339 - 2
City of London +14 2 £788 +125.00%
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
South West - 2 £225 - 2
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £395 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Preston - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Warminster - - - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QMS.

1 63 (61.17%) Quality Management
2 21 (20.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 20 (19.42%) Validation
4 19 (18.45%) QA
4 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
5 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (15.53%) GMP
6 16 (15.53%) Finance
7 14 (13.59%) Project Management
8 11 (10.68%) GAMP
8 11 (10.68%) GxP
8 11 (10.68%) SAP
8 11 (10.68%) Windows
8 11 (10.68%) Coaching
9 10 (9.71%) ITIL
10 9 (8.74%) MS Office
10 9 (8.74%) ISO 9001
10 9 (8.74%) LIMS
10 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.77%) Change Control
11 8 (7.77%) Line Management
11 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.77%) Oracle
11 8 (7.77%) UNIX
12 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.80%) SQL
12 7 (6.80%) Dell
12 7 (6.80%) 21 CFR Part 11

QMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.91%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.85%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.97%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) DHCP
1 3 (2.91%) WAN
1 3 (2.91%) DNS
2 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.94%) SMTP
2 2 (1.94%) FTP
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.94%) DAB
3 1 (0.97%) Modbus
3 1 (0.97%) LAN
3 1 (0.97%) VPN
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (3.88%) TKPROF
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.94%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.94%) PVCS
2 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (20.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (15.53%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Project Manager
2 15 (14.56%) Consultant
3 9 (8.74%) Developer
3 9 (8.74%) Validation Consultant
4 7 (6.80%) Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Designer
6 5 (4.85%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.85%) Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Service Manager
6 5 (4.85%) SAP QM Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (3.88%) Quality Manager
8 3 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.91%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Auditor
9 2 (1.94%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) WinForms
2 2 (1.94%) JSON
2 2 (1.94%) RESTful
2 2 (1.94%) Web Services
2 2 (1.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) LIMS
2 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.91%) FMCG
5 3 (2.91%) Statistics
5 3 (2.91%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) HACMP
6 2 (1.94%) Economics
6 2 (1.94%) PMI
6 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.97%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.97%) Informatics
7 1 (0.97%) CCTV
7 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.97%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.17%) Quality Management
2 20 (19.42%) Validation
3 14 (13.59%) Project Management
4 11 (10.68%) Coaching
5 10 (9.71%) ITIL
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.77%) Change Control
7 8 (7.77%) Line Management
7 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.83%) Scrum
10 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.85%) Security Management
10 5 (4.85%) UML
10 5 (4.85%) Service Management
10 5 (4.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) SQL
2 6 (5.83%) C++
3 5 (4.85%) C
4 4 (3.88%) VB
4 4 (3.88%) Python
4 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.91%) C#
6 2 (1.94%) Java
6 2 (1.94%) Lua
6 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) Ada
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) VCP4
4 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 3 (2.91%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.94%) HNC
6 2 (1.94%) HND
6 2 (1.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.97%) CRISC
7 1 (0.97%) PMP
7 1 (0.97%) ISEB
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.97%) ACCA
7 1 (0.97%) CISA
7 1 (0.97%) CISM
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) QA
2 16 (15.53%) GMP
3 11 (10.68%) GAMP
3 11 (10.68%) GxP
4 9 (8.74%) ISO 9001
5 7 (6.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (4.85%) SLA
7 4 (3.88%) ISO 9000
8 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (2.91%) COBIT
9 2 (1.94%) TickIT
10 1 (0.97%) HL7
10 1 (0.97%) DICOM
10 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.97%) GCP
10 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
1 3 (2.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) SAP
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Dell
4 6 (5.83%) HP
5 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.88%) Citrix
5 4 (3.88%) AppSense
6 3 (2.91%) EMC
7 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.94%) Planview
8 1 (0.97%) Infoflex
8 1 (0.97%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.97%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.97%) NetApp
8 1 (0.97%) NCR
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £31 per hour + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £31 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Church International
Rate: Up to £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £510 - £530 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour + DOE (Banded)
Posted: 17 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Redhill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago