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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 580 600 569
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing QMS 81 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 32
Median daily rate £295 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £287 £378 £425
% change year-on-year
-24.10% -11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.35 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+36.62% -40.78%

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
45124 46910 43512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.26% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29802 30476 26956
Median daily rate £438 £423 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 1272 1173
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.01 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +30 78 £295 -21.33% 18
North East +13 38 £273 -44.10%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 38 £273 -
Tyne and Wear - 38 £273 -
South East +10 13 £323 -14.00% 3
London +9 13 £500 +22.51% 5
West Midlands -28 9 £375 -8.53% 1
Hampshire -3 5 £400 +6.66%
Coventry - 5 £525 -
East of England +10 3 £463 +22.51% 1
Staffordshire +4 3 £313 -23.78%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 - - 1
Scotland +13 2 - - 3
Berkshire +5 2 £332 +2.23%
West Sussex +2 2 £283 +8.75% 1
Gatwick -6 2 £283 +10.13%
Tamworth - 2 £313 -
Bracknell - 2 £332 -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £155 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £475 -
City of London +29 1 - -
Glasgow +7 1 - - 1
South West +6 1 - - 3
Wiltshire +5 1 - - 2
Surrey +4 1 £350 +418.51% 1
Winchester -4 1 £475 +26.66%
Norfolk -4 1 £450 +19.20%
Norwich -5 1 £450 +19.20%
Luton - 1 £475 -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 112 (71.79%) Quality Management
2 87 (55.77%) ITIL
3 64 (41.03%) Windows
4 63 (40.38%) Release Management
5 61 (39.10%) HP
6 60 (38.46%) AIX
6 60 (38.46%) Solaris
6 60 (38.46%) Unix
7 59 (37.82%) Problem Management
8 57 (36.54%) Change Management
8 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
9 55 (35.26%) Service Delivery
10 52 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 51 (32.69%) SLA
12 50 (32.05%) Security Cleared
13 49 (31.41%) Windows Server
14 48 (30.77%) Oracle
15 47 (30.13%) ISO 9001
16 45 (28.85%) WebLogic
17 39 (25.00%) Project Management
18 38 (24.36%) Incident Management
18 38 (24.36%) Degree
18 38 (24.36%) ServiceNow
19 37 (23.72%) SC Cleared
20 35 (22.44%) BPSS Clearance
20 35 (22.44%) Disclosure Scotland
21 33 (21.15%) Cisco
22 30 (19.23%) Configuration Management
22 30 (19.23%) Computer Science
23 27 (17.31%) 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 45 (28.85%) WebLogic
2 19 (12.18%) MQSeries
3 15 (9.62%) Tuxedo
4 14 (8.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 14 (8.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (8.33%) AquaLogic
5 13 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (7.69%) iPlanet
7 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
8 9 (5.77%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.56%) Apache
9 4 (2.56%) JBoss
10 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.64%) CICS
11 1 (0.64%) MTS
11 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.49%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.64%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (8.33%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.28%) PaaS
2 2 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.82%) Firewall
2 19 (12.18%) SAN
3 13 (8.33%) SSL
4 12 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 9 (5.77%) LAN
6 8 (5.13%) WAN
7 7 (4.49%) Wireless
8 6 (3.85%) BGP
8 6 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (3.85%) MPLS
8 6 (3.85%) NAS
8 6 (3.85%) Network Security
8 6 (3.85%) OSPF
8 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.21%) FTP
9 5 (3.21%) LDAP
9 5 (3.21%) Multicast
10 4 (2.56%) SSH
11 3 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.21%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.56%) Build Forge
3 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.28%) PVCS
4 1 (0.64%) NUnit
4 1 (0.64%) VectorCAST
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.21%) Legal
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (12.18%) Support Specialist
2 14 (8.97%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 11 (7.05%) Middleware Engineer
4 11 (7.05%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.77%) Analyst
5 9 (5.77%) Quality Manager
6 8 (5.13%) Unix Support
7 7 (4.49%) Security Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) AIX Support
8 6 (3.85%) Architect
8 6 (3.85%) DBA
8 6 (3.85%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 6 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Unix Support Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.38%) J2EE
1 24 (15.38%) Middleware
2 14 (8.97%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (7.69%) JSP
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (3.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) HTML
5 1 (0.64%) jQuery
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.69%) Clustering
3 12 (7.69%) Replication
4 11 (7.05%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (6.41%) HP Storage
6 6 (3.85%) Celerra
6 6 (3.85%) CMDB
6 6 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (3.85%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.56%) Grid Computing
7 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.03%) Windows
2 60 (38.46%) AIX
2 60 (38.46%) Solaris
2 60 (38.46%) Unix
3 49 (31.41%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.97%) OS/390
5 13 (8.33%) Linux
6 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.85%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (71.79%) Quality Management
2 87 (55.77%) ITIL
3 63 (40.38%) Release Management
4 59 (37.82%) Problem Management
5 57 (36.54%) Change Management
6 55 (35.26%) Service Delivery
7 52 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 39 (25.00%) Project Management
9 38 (24.36%) Incident Management
10 30 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 21 (13.46%) SOA
12 19 (12.18%) Change Control
13 16 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (8.97%) Six Sigma
15 13 (8.33%) Security Management
16 12 (7.69%) ITIL V3
16 12 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
16 12 (7.69%) Validation
17 10 (6.41%) Software Engineering
18 9 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.31%) Java
2 21 (13.46%) C
3 16 (10.26%) C++
4 13 (8.33%) Perl
5 9 (5.77%) SQL
6 6 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.64%) C#
8 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (32.05%) Security Cleared
2 38 (24.36%) Degree
3 37 (23.72%) SC Cleared
4 35 (22.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.21%) MCDBA
7 4 (2.56%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.56%) HPE ATP
8 3 (1.92%) HND
8 3 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.28%) IRCA
9 2 (1.28%) ISEB
9 2 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.64%) MCSE
10 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.64%) PMP
10 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (32.69%) SLA
2 47 (30.13%) ISO 9001
3 35 (22.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (10.26%) QA
5 13 (8.33%) JSP 440
6 6 (3.85%) GxP
7 2 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (1.28%) GAMP
7 2 (1.28%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.64%) EFQM
8 1 (0.64%) GMP
8 1 (0.64%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.64%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.64%) MISRA
8 1 (0.64%) RMADS
8 1 (0.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) UAG
3 1 (0.64%) vCloud
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.49%) OpenView
3 6 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (3.85%) Perfmon
4 5 (3.21%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (3.21%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.56%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) SCCM
6 1 (0.64%) SCOM
6 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (39.10%) HP
2 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 48 (30.77%) Oracle
4 38 (24.36%) ServiceNow
5 33 (21.15%) Cisco
6 26 (16.67%) Sun
7 21 (13.46%) CA
8 14 (8.97%) Fujitsu
8 14 (8.97%) IBM
9 13 (8.33%) Axway
9 13 (8.33%) EMC
9 13 (8.33%) VMware
10 12 (7.69%) BEA
10 12 (7.69%) F5
10 12 (7.69%) Red Hat
11 11 (7.05%) 3PAR
12 8 (5.13%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.13%) Juniper
13 6 (3.85%) Brocade
13 6 (3.85%) Isilon
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