The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 30 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.

Quality Management System (QMS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing QMS 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Median daily rate £165 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £506
% change year-on-year +8.10% -26.87%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1208 1322 1286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.53% 80.17% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 816 740
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in the East Midlands

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QMS in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QMS in the East Midlands

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in the East Midlands

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Derbyshire -2 12 £163 -56.08%
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £315 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -
QMS
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for QMS.

1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 18 (72.00%) Unix
3 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (52.00%) Retail
6 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (48.00%) ISO 9001
8 11 (44.00%) Quality Management
9 10 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 10 (40.00%) Change Control
10 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
10 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (32.00%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
11 8 (32.00%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (28.00%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (28.00%) Finance
13 6 (24.00%) Workflow
13 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (24.00%) HPUX
13 6 (24.00%) Java

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (16.00%) iPlanet
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (20.00%) Demantra
2 5 (20.00%) SnowdropKCS
3 1 (4.00%) Q-Pulse
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) FTP
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.00%) DB2
7 2 (8.00%) DTS
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
8 1 (4.00%) MS Access
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 15 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (52.00%) Retail
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (36.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Development Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Development Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Chief Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Software Packaging
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) JSP
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (12.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Unix
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) HPUX
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 4 (16.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Quality Management
2 10 (40.00%) Change Control
2 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) IT Strategy
4 6 (24.00%) Workflow
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (24.00%) SLA
3 4 (16.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (8.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (8.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (16.00%) BEA
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) EMC
2 4 (16.00%) F5
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Sun
2 4 (16.00%) Symantec
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) BMC
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Opsware
3 2 (8.00%) Qualys
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) SAP