The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 561 521 565
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +44
Contract jobs citing QMS 35 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.062% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.085% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 13
Average daily rate £400 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.24% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.14% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £12.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +295.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £12.01
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +295.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41264 35135 42029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.48% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25706 20929 23993
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1050 1421
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%

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 23 April 2014.

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 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 34 £405 +34.91% 8
South East -12 12 £400 +25.00% 4
London -14 12 £475 +40.74%
South West - 5 - -
East of England -32 4 £420 - 1
West Sussex - 4 - -
Yorkshire -24 3 £231 +15.62%
Hampshire -6 2 £275 -23.61%
Hertfordshire -6 2 £420 - 1
West Yorkshire -19 2 £238 +18.75%
Leeds - 2 £238 -
Scotland -2 1 £150 -51.53%
Surrey -10 1 £400 - 3
Kent - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 £150 -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Dudley - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 57 (71.25%) Quality Management
2 21 (26.25%) QA
3 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.00%) MS Office
4 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 14 (17.50%) Cisco
5 14 (17.50%) Project Management
5 14 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
7 12 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (15.00%) XML
7 12 (15.00%) HTML
7 12 (15.00%) Oracle
8 11 (13.75%) SQL
9 10 (12.50%) ITIL
9 10 (12.50%) ISO 9001
9 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.25%) Security Management
10 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
10 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (11.25%) Uniface
10 9 (11.25%) CSS
10 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
10 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
10 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
10 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Degree
11 8 (10.00%) Change Control

QMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) nginx
2 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.25%) MS Project
5 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.50%) AutoCAD
7 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) TrackWise
1 2 (2.50%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Firewall
2 5 (6.25%) OSPF
3 4 (5.00%) MPLS
3 4 (5.00%) BGP
4 3 (3.75%) VoIP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.50%) Network Security
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
5 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (1.25%) Wireless
6 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.25%) RIP
6 1 (1.25%) SAN
6 1 (1.25%) Intranet
6 1 (1.25%) DMZ
6 1 (1.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Subversion
1 4 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Developer
2 9 (11.25%) Uniface Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Quality Manager
3 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) QA Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Auditor
6 3 (3.75%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (3.75%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Process Manager
6 3 (3.75%) SAP Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Security Officer
7 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (2.50%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) XML
1 12 (15.00%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) NHS
3 3 (3.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) Informatics
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Physics
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.00%) CentOS
2 4 (5.00%) UNIX
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (71.25%) Quality Management
2 14 (17.50%) Project Management
3 12 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (12.50%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.25%) Security Management
5 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
5 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Change Control
6 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (8.75%) Six Sigma
7 7 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.50%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) Change Management
8 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) Uniface
2 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) C
4 6 (7.50%) C++
5 4 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (5.00%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 3 (3.75%) LINC
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) CISA
5 2 (2.50%) CISM
6 1 (1.25%) HNC
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.25%) QA
2 10 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 7 (8.75%) GxP
4 6 (7.50%) SLA
4 6 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (2.50%) GMP
7 1 (1.25%) TickIT
7 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) vSphere
2 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.50%) XenApp
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.25%) SCSM
3 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.25%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Cisco
3 12 (15.00%) Oracle
4 7 (8.75%) SAP
5 6 (7.50%) Citrix
6 5 (6.25%) Northgate
7 4 (5.00%) Splunk
7 4 (5.00%) NetApp
7 4 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) VMware
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.50%) Remedy
9 2 (2.50%) McAfee
9 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.25%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.25%) Siemens
10 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
South East England
DP Connect
Rate: £50 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 27 days ago