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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 578 598 612
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing QMS 49 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.071% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.088% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 16
Median daily rate £365 £350 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £291 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
- -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%

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
41422 44386 44123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.14% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27610 28756 28711
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 1336 1216
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +6 42 £350 - 20
North East -29 9 £350 +15.70%
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 9 £350 +18.64%
Tyne and Wear -33 9 £350 +15.70%
South West +9 8 £275 -29.03% 4
London -1 8 £413 +17.85% 2
South East +17 7 £450 - 6
Surrey - 6 £450 - 5
Scotland +12 5 £400 +13.47%
Woking - 5 £450 - 4
Gloucestershire +7 4 £275 +10.00%
Aberdeen -6 4 - -
Bristol +4 3 £420 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 £189 - 2
West Midlands -16 2 £350 - 2
Wales - 2 £436 -
Derbyshire - 2 £105 - 1
North West +7 1 - - 2
East of England -5 1 £200 -52.94% 2
Watford -7 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £200 -33.33%
Leicester - 1 £258 -
Nottingham - 1 £258 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Carlisle - 1 - -
Alfreton - 1 £120 -
Derby - 1 £91 - 1
Exeter - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 96 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 58 (45.31%) ITIL
3 46 (35.94%) Windows
4 42 (32.81%) Unix
5 40 (31.25%) Change Management
5 40 (31.25%) Release Management
6 39 (30.47%) Problem Management
6 39 (30.47%) Solaris
6 39 (30.47%) AIX
6 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
7 37 (28.91%) Service Delivery
7 37 (28.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 35 (27.34%) HP
9 34 (26.56%) Windows Server
10 32 (25.00%) Oracle
11 31 (24.22%) Project Management
11 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
12 29 (22.66%) ISO 9001
12 29 (22.66%) SLA
13 28 (21.88%) WebLogic
13 28 (21.88%) Degree
14 24 (18.75%) Incident Management
14 24 (18.75%) ServiceNow
15 21 (16.41%) Configuration Management
16 20 (15.63%) Computer Science
16 20 (15.63%) SC Cleared
17 18 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
17 18 (14.06%) Disclosure Scotland
17 18 (14.06%) QA
17 18 (14.06%) Pharmaceutical

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 28 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 14 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (10.16%) MQSeries
4 11 (8.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (8.59%) Tuxedo
4 11 (8.59%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (7.03%) AquaLogic
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (3.91%) iPlanet
7 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.78%) Demantra
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) Firewall
1 11 (8.59%) SAN
2 9 (7.03%) SSL
3 6 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (4.69%) Network Security
4 5 (3.91%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.13%) LAN
5 4 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.13%) WAN
6 3 (2.34%) FTP
6 3 (2.34%) NAS
7 2 (1.56%) BGP
7 2 (1.56%) HTTP
7 2 (1.56%) Internet
7 2 (1.56%) LDAP
7 2 (1.56%) MPLS
7 2 (1.56%) NetScreen
7 2 (1.56%) OSPF
7 2 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.56%) DB2
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.78%) DTS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.78%) NUnit
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.78%) PVCS
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.78%) VectorCAST
General
1 18 (14.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (10.94%) Finance
3 10 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (14.06%) Project Manager
2 16 (12.50%) Quality Manager
3 13 (10.16%) Support Specialist
4 11 (8.59%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Unix Support
7 7 (5.47%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Unix Support Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) AIX Support
9 5 (3.91%) CRM Manager
9 5 (3.91%) CRM Project Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) Middleware
2 14 (10.94%) J2EE
3 11 (8.59%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (3.91%) JSP
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (2.34%) Web Services
6 2 (1.56%) .NET
6 2 (1.56%) XML
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) HTML
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) RESTful
7 1 (0.78%) SOAP
7 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.03%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (6.25%) HP Storage
4 7 (5.47%) Replication
5 6 (4.69%) Celerra
5 6 (4.69%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (4.69%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (4.69%) Life Science
6 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.13%) Clustering
7 4 (3.13%) CMDB
8 3 (2.34%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.56%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.56%) FMCG
9 2 (1.56%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.94%) Windows
2 42 (32.81%) Unix
3 39 (30.47%) AIX
3 39 (30.47%) Solaris
4 34 (26.56%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.59%) OS/390
6 8 (6.25%) Linux
7 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.56%) CatOS
9 1 (0.78%) HPUX
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 58 (45.31%) ITIL
3 40 (31.25%) Change Management
3 40 (31.25%) Release Management
4 39 (30.47%) Problem Management
5 37 (28.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 37 (28.91%) Service Delivery
6 31 (24.22%) Project Management
7 24 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 21 (16.41%) Configuration Management
9 15 (11.72%) SOA
9 15 (11.72%) Validation
10 12 (9.38%) Change Control
11 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.59%) Security Management
12 10 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (7.03%) Risk Management
14 8 (6.25%) ERP
14 8 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.06%) Java
2 13 (10.16%) C
3 12 (9.38%) C++
4 9 (7.03%) Perl
5 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.56%) SQL
6 1 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.88%) Degree
3 20 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 18 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (6.25%) IRCA
6 5 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.56%) CCSP
8 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CISSP
8 2 (1.56%) HND
8 2 (1.56%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.56%) HPE ATP
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.66%) ISO 9001
1 29 (22.66%) SLA
2 18 (14.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (14.06%) QA
3 6 (4.69%) GxP
4 5 (3.91%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (2.34%) GAMP
6 2 (1.56%) GMP
7 1 (0.78%) EFQM
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.78%) MISRA
7 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.78%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (3.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.34%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.34%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.34%) OpenView
3 1 (0.78%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 39 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.34%) HP
3 32 (25.00%) Oracle
4 24 (18.75%) ServiceNow
5 18 (14.06%) Cisco
6 14 (10.94%) CA
6 14 (10.94%) Sun
7 11 (8.59%) IBM
8 10 (7.81%) Fujitsu
9 9 (7.03%) 3PAR
9 9 (7.03%) Axway
9 9 (7.03%) EMC
10 6 (4.69%) Brocade
10 6 (4.69%) Isilon
11 5 (3.91%) BEA
11 5 (3.91%) F5
11 5 (3.91%) Juniper
11 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.91%) VMware
12 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £136 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Gibbs S3
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago