Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing QMS 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median daily rate - - £389
UK median daily rate £350 £310 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -41.86% -
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +9.72% +6.67% +15.38%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing QMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for QMS in Scotland

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in Scotland

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in Scotland

QMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Aberdeen -6 3 - -
QMS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for QMS.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (33.33%) F5

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) F5