The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Management System (QMS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing QMS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £306 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £295 £378
% change year-on-year +29.66% -21.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +48.45%  

QMS is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing QMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for QMS in Berkshire

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QMS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in Berkshire

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in Berkshire

QMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading - 1 £306 -
QMS
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for QMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TrackWise
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Order to Cash

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Author
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Author
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Order to Cash
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP