The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 81 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 9 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.87% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.44% 13.08% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £56.16 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.12% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.23 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+59.65% -59.47%
ISO 9001
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 107 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.05% 6.64% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 53
Average daily rate £368 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% -20.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.35 £9.79 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £44.36 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9001 across the East Midlands region.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the East Midlands region.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ISO 9001
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9001 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +3 8 £225 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing ISO 9001 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO 9001.

1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) TickIT
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) HNC
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (9.09%) Legal

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing ISO 9001 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO 9001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) HNC
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) TickIT
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Siemens
2 1 (9.09%) Allen-Bradley