Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 6 months to 24 July 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 > North East
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 108 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 -21
Contract jobs citing QMS 10 54 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.79% 2.08% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.43% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 1
North East median daily rate £310 £280 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -42.56% +225.00%
10th Percentile £180 £170 £481
90th Percentile £350 £500 £494
England median daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% -2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year +8.22% -21.08% +0.54%

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 North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1105 2221 1321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 86.80% 85.39% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1433 806
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £240
90th Percentile £538 £505 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 102 61
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +107.41% -20.59%
10th Percentile £9.88 £13.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.20 £36.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +7.10%

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing QMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for QMS in the North East

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in the North East

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QMS in the North East over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QMS in the North East

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in the North East

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 8 £310 +10.71%
Durham - 2 £180 -
QMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 North East region with a requirement for QMS.

1 10 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Replication
3 7 (70.00%) IBM
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Symantec
4 6 (60.00%) Veritas
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) AIX
4 6 (60.00%) Solaris
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
4 6 (60.00%) Brocade
4 6 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (60.00%) Veeam
4 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) SQL

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) AIX
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) MVS
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Entry
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (20.00%) GMP
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Perfmon
4 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Brocade
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) EMC
3 6 (60.00%) Symantec
3 6 (60.00%) Veeam
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SAP