The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.37% - 5.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £456 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+59.65% -61.72%
ISO 9001
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.74% 2.21% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £225 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% -47.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

ISO 9001
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (75.00%) MS Office
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) TickIT
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) HNC

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft