Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 231 247
Rank change year-on-year +32 +16 -45
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median daily rate £325 - -
England median daily rate £350 £310 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.72% +44.00% -14.53%

QMS is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for QMS in the North West

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in the North West

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in the North West

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Cheshire - 4 £325 -
QMS
England

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

1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (25.00%) GAMP
3 1 (25.00%) GMP
3 1 (25.00%) GxP
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 13485
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Validation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test and Validation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
1 1 (25.00%) GMP
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle