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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
UK
Rank 528 595 551
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -44
Contract jobs citing QMS 59 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 28
Median daily rate £400 £361 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £264 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £593 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £351 £405
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -13.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +16.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +16.21%

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
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
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 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

QMS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

QMS
Top 29 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +42 42 £388 +7.63% 5
East Midlands +18 17 £163 -56.08%
Scotland +37 16 £400 -18.15%
Aberdeen +2 15 £255 -27.65%
London +15 10 £400 -7.19%
Derbyshire +5 10 £158 -57.43%
South East +21 8 £450 -14.28%
Surrey +25 6 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £500 -
Nottingham - 6 £500 -
Derby - 6 £154 -
Alfreton - 5 £160 -
Woking - 5 £450 -
West Midlands -9 2 £444 - 4
North East -14 2 £375 +27.11%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 2 £375 +27.11%
Tyne and Wear -19 2 £375 +27.11%
Coventry -20 2 £444 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £538 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Wales - 1 £423 - 1
Southampton - 1 £538 -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Carlisle - 1 - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 78 (68.42%) Quality Management
2 47 (41.23%) ITIL
3 34 (29.82%) Windows
4 33 (28.95%) Unix
4 33 (28.95%) Project Management
5 30 (26.32%) HP
6 29 (25.44%) Cisco
7 28 (24.56%) Oracle
7 28 (24.56%) Release Management
8 27 (23.68%) Problem Management
9 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
10 24 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 22 (19.30%) Finance
11 22 (19.30%) AIX
11 22 (19.30%) Solaris
12 20 (17.54%) MS Visio
12 20 (17.54%) ISO 9001
12 20 (17.54%) Change Management
13 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 19 (16.67%) C
14 18 (15.79%) SLA
15 17 (14.91%) Service Delivery
15 17 (14.91%) QA
15 17 (14.91%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (14.04%) Java
16 16 (14.04%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (13.16%) WebLogic
17 15 (13.16%) Linux
17 15 (13.16%) LAN
17 15 (13.16%) Validation

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 15 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.89%) MQSeries
3 7 (6.14%) iPlanet
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.26%) Tuxedo
4 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.51%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.51%) Demantra
3 4 (3.51%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) LAN
2 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.40%) Firewall
3 13 (11.40%) SAN
3 13 (11.40%) WAN
4 12 (10.53%) Multicast
4 12 (10.53%) Wireless
5 11 (9.65%) BGP
5 11 (9.65%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (9.65%) MPLS
5 11 (9.65%) OSPF
6 7 (6.14%) BIG-IP
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security
8 4 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.51%) FTP
8 4 (3.51%) NAS
8 4 (3.51%) SSL
8 4 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (2.63%) LDAP
9 3 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.63%) DB2
7 2 (1.75%) DTS
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 22 (19.30%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.89%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Publishing
6 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (13.16%) Network Engineer
1 15 (13.16%) Quality Manager
2 14 (12.28%) Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Applications Support
3 9 (7.89%) Support Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.39%) Consultant
5 5 (4.39%) Development Analyst
5 5 (4.39%) Development Support Analyst
5 5 (4.39%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (3.51%) Architect
6 4 (3.51%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (3.51%) Network Support
6 4 (3.51%) QA Manager
6 4 (3.51%) Support Specialist
6 4 (3.51%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) J2EE
2 9 (7.89%) Middleware
3 6 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (5.26%) JSP
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (3.51%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.51%) XML
5 3 (2.63%) Web Services
6 2 (1.75%) .NET
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) CMDB
2 9 (7.89%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (7.02%) HP Storage
3 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) Life Science
5 4 (3.51%) Celerra
5 4 (3.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.51%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (3.51%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.51%) Replication
5 4 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) FMCG
6 3 (2.63%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.75%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.88%) LIMS
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.82%) Windows
2 33 (28.95%) Unix
3 22 (19.30%) AIX
3 22 (19.30%) Solaris
4 15 (13.16%) Linux
4 15 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.65%) CatOS
5 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.26%) OS/390
7 5 (4.39%) HPUX
8 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (68.42%) Quality Management
2 47 (41.23%) ITIL
3 33 (28.95%) Project Management
4 28 (24.56%) Release Management
5 27 (23.68%) Problem Management
6 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
7 20 (17.54%) Change Management
8 17 (14.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (14.91%) Service Delivery
9 15 (13.16%) Change Control
9 15 (13.16%) Validation
10 13 (11.40%) Network Design
11 12 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 12 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (9.65%) Six Sigma
13 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
14 8 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (7.02%) Workflow
15 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) C
2 16 (14.04%) Java
3 7 (6.14%) SQL
4 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.51%) C++
5 4 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.26%) IRCA
4 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.75%) CCSP
6 2 (1.75%) CISSP
6 2 (1.75%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) ECDL
7 1 (0.88%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.88%) HPE ATP
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.54%) ISO 9001
2 18 (15.79%) SLA
3 17 (14.91%) QA
4 7 (6.14%) JSP 440
5 6 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (4.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (4.39%) GxP
7 4 (3.51%) GMP
8 2 (1.75%) GAMP
9 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (6.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.39%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.51%) OpenView
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) HP
2 29 (25.44%) Cisco
3 28 (24.56%) Oracle
4 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.65%) Sun
6 10 (8.77%) 3PAR
6 10 (8.77%) BT
6 10 (8.77%) EMC
6 10 (8.77%) Siemens
7 9 (7.89%) ServiceNow
8 7 (6.14%) BEA
8 7 (6.14%) F5
8 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.14%) VMware
9 6 (5.26%) IBM
9 6 (5.26%) Symantec
10 5 (4.39%) Juniper
11 4 (3.51%) Brocade
11 4 (3.51%) CA
11 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
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