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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 546 534 510
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing QMS 53 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.069% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.093% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 24
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £254 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £411 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £304
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £75.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £75.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.89%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +9 53 £500 +33.33% 23
South East -19 21 £520 +30.00% 8
Hampshire +1 14 £550 +100.00% 2
London +4 13 £443 - 1
North West - 8 - - 2
East of England +5 6 £373 -6.28% 1
Manchester - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £400 -
City of London +17 2 £788 -
South West -6 2 £225 - 5
Yorkshire -15 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 £395 -5.95% 1
West Midlands -6 1 £525 - 4
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 £225 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £525 - 2
Amersham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -
Preston - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Woking - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Fareham - - - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 19 (18.10%) Validation
5 17 (16.19%) QA
6 16 (15.24%) GMP
7 15 (14.29%) Finance
8 13 (12.38%) Project Management
9 12 (11.43%) Coaching
10 11 (10.48%) GAMP
10 11 (10.48%) GxP
10 11 (10.48%) SAP
10 11 (10.48%) Windows
11 10 (9.52%) ITIL
11 10 (9.52%) MS Office
11 10 (9.52%) Change Control
12 9 (8.57%) UNIX
12 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
12 9 (8.57%) LIMS
12 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.62%) Oracle
13 8 (7.62%) Line Management
13 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.67%) SQL
14 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
14 7 (6.67%) HP

QMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.76%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.95%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) WAN
1 3 (2.86%) DHCP
1 3 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (1.90%) DAB
2 2 (1.90%) SAN
2 2 (1.90%) FTP
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.90%) SMTP
3 1 (0.95%) Modbus
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (4.76%) TKPROF
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.95%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.90%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.90%) PVCS
2 2 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Local Government
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Project Manager
2 13 (12.38%) Consultant
3 9 (8.57%) Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Validation Consultant
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Designer
7 5 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) SAP QM Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Quality Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Auditor
9 3 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.86%) Desktop Support
10 2 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.90%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) WinForms
2 2 (1.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) JSON
2 2 (1.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) LIMS
2 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.86%) FMCG
5 3 (2.86%) Statistics
5 3 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (1.90%) HACMP
6 2 (1.90%) PMI
6 2 (1.90%) Economics
6 2 (1.90%) CCTV
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.95%) Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) PACS
7 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.95%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) UNIX
3 5 (4.76%) Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.81%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 19 (18.10%) Validation
3 13 (12.38%) Project Management
4 12 (11.43%) Coaching
5 10 (9.52%) ITIL
5 10 (9.52%) Change Control
6 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.62%) Line Management
7 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.76%) Time Management
10 5 (4.76%) Business Development
10 5 (4.76%) Scrum
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.76%) UML
10 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) C++
3 5 (4.76%) C
4 4 (3.81%) Python
4 4 (3.81%) VB
4 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.86%) C#
5 3 (2.86%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.90%) Java
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.90%) Lua
7 1 (0.95%) Ada
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.90%) HNC
5 2 (1.90%) HND
5 2 (1.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.95%) CRISC
6 1 (0.95%) PMP
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CISA
6 1 (0.95%) CISM
6 1 (0.95%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) QA
2 16 (15.24%) GMP
3 11 (10.48%) GAMP
3 11 (10.48%) GxP
4 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
5 7 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (5.71%) SLA
7 4 (3.81%) ISO 9000
8 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (2.86%) COBIT
9 2 (1.90%) TickIT
10 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.95%) HL7
10 1 (0.95%) DICOM
10 1 (0.95%) GCP
10 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
1 3 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (10.48%) SAP
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) HP
3 7 (6.67%) Dell
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) Citrix
4 4 (3.81%) AppSense
5 3 (2.86%) EMC
6 2 (1.90%) Primavera
6 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) Planview
7 1 (0.95%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.95%) Infoflex
7 1 (0.95%) BancTec
7 1 (0.95%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.95%) NetApp
7 1 (0.95%) NCR
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