The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.33% 0.079% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.094% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £440 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £295 £376
% change year-on-year +29.66% -21.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £36.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +22.91% +48.45%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1034 1067 1015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.88% 84.28% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 710 579
Median daily rate £435 £430 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +5.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in Surrey

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in Surrey

QMS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Redhill - 2 £438 -
Woking - 2 £445 -
QMS
South East

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

1 5 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Life Science
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) QA Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint