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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 120 130
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10  
Contract jobs citing QMS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £370 £513
% change year-on-year +4.45% -27.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% -26.66%  

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 1476 1978 2168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.57% 80.54% 74.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1030 1121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 53
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
QMS
South East

QMS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TrackWise
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash

QMS
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP