The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
UK / England
Rank 538 578 547
Rank change year-on-year +40 -31  
Contract jobs citing QMS 45 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 29
Median daily rate £320 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -26.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £292 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £370 £506
% change year-on-year +4.45% -26.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.03% -45.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £24.55 £30.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.95 £60.10
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in England

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QMS in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QMS in England

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in England

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing QMS in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for QMS in England

QMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
East Midlands +10 17 £165 -55.40%
London +27 8 £308 -5.38% 4
South East +26 7 £440 -1.67% 1
South West -3 6 £450 +31.38% 1
North West +28 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
QMS
UK

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for QMS.

1 59 (65.56%) Quality Management
2 24 (26.67%) Change Control
3 22 (24.44%) Oracle
3 22 (24.44%) Windows
4 20 (22.22%) Validation
5 19 (21.11%) Manufacturing
5 19 (21.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (21.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (20.00%) Linux
6 18 (20.00%) Unix
6 18 (20.00%) Retail
7 16 (17.78%) Project Management
7 16 (17.78%) Finance
8 15 (16.67%) ITIL
8 15 (16.67%) QA
9 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
9 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
9 14 (15.56%) ISO 9001
9 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
10 12 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 12 (13.33%) Document Management
10 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 11 (12.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 11 (12.22%) Java
11 11 (12.22%) SQL
11 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
11 11 (12.22%) IT Strategy
12 10 (11.11%) XML
12 10 (11.11%) Oracle Reports

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (4.44%) iPlanet
2 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.44%) MS Office
4 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle 11i
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.56%) Demantra
2 5 (5.56%) SnowdropKCS
3 1 (1.11%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (1.11%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Firewall
2 7 (7.78%) SAN
3 4 (4.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (4.44%) Network Security
3 4 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.22%) FTP
4 2 (2.22%) LDAP
4 2 (2.22%) NAS
4 2 (2.22%) SSH
4 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.11%) Broadband
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.11%) HTTP
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.22%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) DTS
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
7 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.22%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.11%) Manufacturing
1 19 (21.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (20.00%) Retail
3 16 (17.78%) Finance
4 7 (7.78%) Marketing
5 6 (6.67%) Banking
6 5 (5.56%) Back Office
6 5 (5.56%) Publishing
7 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.22%) Military
8 1 (1.11%) Avionics
8 1 (1.11%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Analyst
2 11 (12.22%) Consultant
2 11 (12.22%) Quality Manager
2 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
3 10 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 9 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Validation Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Designer
7 6 (6.67%) Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Development Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Development Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.44%) BPM Designer
9 4 (4.44%) QA Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) XML
2 5 (5.56%) Dojo
2 5 (5.56%) DOM
2 5 (5.56%) jQuery
2 5 (5.56%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.44%) J2EE
4 3 (3.33%) JSP
5 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (1.11%) Qt
6 1 (1.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Life Science
3 5 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.44%) FMCG
4 4 (4.44%) HP Storage
4 4 (4.44%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.22%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.22%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) CCTV
7 1 (1.11%) Celerra
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.11%) LIMS
7 1 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 18 (20.00%) Unix
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.67%) HPUX
5 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.44%) AIX
6 4 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Quality Management
2 24 (26.67%) Change Control
3 20 (22.22%) Validation
4 19 (21.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.78%) Project Management
6 15 (16.67%) ITIL
7 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
8 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 12 (13.33%) Document Management
8 12 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (12.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 11 (12.22%) IT Strategy
9 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
10 10 (11.11%) System Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.89%) Six Sigma
11 8 (8.89%) Workflow
12 7 (7.78%) Change Management
12 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) Java
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.56%) C
5 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.11%) ECDL
6 1 (1.11%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) QA
2 14 (15.56%) ISO 9001
3 10 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (10.00%) GMP
5 6 (6.67%) SLA
6 4 (4.44%) GxP
6 4 (4.44%) JSP 440
7 3 (3.33%) PMO
8 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.22%) OpenView
4 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Oracle
2 9 (10.00%) HP
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 5 (5.56%) EMC
5 5 (5.56%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) Pega
5 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 5 (5.56%) webMethods
6 4 (4.44%) BEA
6 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.44%) F5
6 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.44%) Sun
6 4 (4.44%) Symantec
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
7 3 (3.33%) Juniper
8 2 (2.22%) BMC
8 2 (2.22%) Veritas
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