The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank - 38 30
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 0 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.90% 3.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 30.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £415 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.84% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -33.75%
ISO 9001
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.39% 6.35% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Average daily rate £363 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISO 9001
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Leicester - - - -
ISO 9001
East Midlands

ISO 9001
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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