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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 545 565 529
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Contract jobs citing QMS 49 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.063% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.085% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 22
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +29.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+47.78% -11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -17.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +14 49 £408 +0.75% 22
South East +7 26 £454 +13.47% 6
Hampshire +2 14 £503 +82.90% 2
East of England +24 6 £373 -11.25% 2
London -1 6 £410 -13.68%
North West - 6 - - 3
Norfolk +8 5 £396 -
Norwich - 5 £396 -
Hook -3 4 £404 +46.87%
Surrey +3 3 - - 1
Berkshire -4 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £220 -
Cumbria - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £550 -
Chertsey - 3 - -
Middlesex +7 2 £405 -1.09%
Reading +2 2 - -
South West +1 2 £225 - 5
Yorkshire -18 2 - - 1
Amersham - 2 £220 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £350 +32.07% 1
North Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Kent -3 1 - -
West Midlands -11 1 £525 - 3
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £225 -
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £525 -
York - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (58.10%) Quality Management
2 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
3 21 (20.00%) QA
3 21 (20.00%) Finance
4 20 (19.05%) Validation
4 20 (19.05%) Project Management
4 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 19 (18.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (15.24%) GMP
7 13 (12.38%) Change Control
8 12 (11.43%) Coaching
9 11 (10.48%) GAMP
9 11 (10.48%) GxP
10 10 (9.52%) MS Office
10 10 (9.52%) ITIL
11 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.57%) UNIX
11 9 (8.57%) Windows
11 9 (8.57%) HP
11 9 (8.57%) LIMS
11 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
11 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.62%) Business Development
12 8 (7.62%) Line Management
12 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.62%) Security Management
12 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
12 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.67%) Dell

QMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.86%) IIS
1 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.90%) SAP QM
2 2 (1.90%) Primavera
3 1 (0.95%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) DNS
1 3 (2.86%) DHCP
2 2 (1.90%) DAB
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.76%) TKPROF
3 1 (0.95%) EDMS
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.90%) PVCS
2 2 (1.90%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (18.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.48%) Consultant
3 8 (7.62%) Validation Consultant
4 7 (6.67%) Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Designer
5 6 (5.71%) Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Quality Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (2.86%) Auditor
8 3 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Service Transition Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) WinForms
2 1 (0.95%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) LIMS
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Economics
4 4 (3.81%) PMI
5 3 (2.86%) NHS
5 3 (2.86%) Statistics
5 3 (2.86%) FMCG
6 2 (1.90%) CCTV
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) APACS
7 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.95%) GIS
7 1 (0.95%) PACS
7 1 (0.95%) Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) UNIX
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) Quality Management
2 20 (19.05%) Validation
2 20 (19.05%) Project Management
3 13 (12.38%) Change Control
4 12 (11.43%) Coaching
5 10 (9.52%) ITIL
6 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.62%) Business Development
7 8 (7.62%) Line Management
7 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.62%) Security Management
7 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.71%) UML
9 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.71%) Change Management
9 6 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.81%) VB
2 4 (3.81%) C++
3 3 (2.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (2.86%) C
3 3 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Ada
4 2 (1.90%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.76%) Degree
4 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.90%) HNC
6 2 (1.90%) HND
7 1 (0.95%) CISA
7 1 (0.95%) CISM
7 1 (0.95%) ACCA
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PMP
7 1 (0.95%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.00%) QA
2 16 (15.24%) GMP
3 11 (10.48%) GAMP
3 11 (10.48%) GxP
4 7 (6.67%) ISO 9001
4 7 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (5.71%) SLA
6 4 (3.81%) ISO 9000
7 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (2.86%) COBIT
8 2 (1.90%) TickIT
8 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.95%) GCP
9 1 (0.95%) HL7
9 1 (0.95%) DICOM
9 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
1 3 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) HP
2 7 (6.67%) Dell
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) SAP
4 4 (3.81%) Citrix
4 4 (3.81%) NCR
4 4 (3.81%) AppSense
5 2 (1.90%) Planview
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.95%) BancTec
6 1 (0.95%) EMC
6 1 (0.95%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.95%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.95%) Fujitsu
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 equivalent Pro-rata (Depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
East Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago