The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 20000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 20000 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank 390 391 369
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.060% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £238 £500
% change year-on-year
+37.89% -52.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISO/IEC 20000
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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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1679 1791 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.99% 8.18% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1239 979
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £22.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -37.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.95 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.35 £97.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

ISO/IEC 20000
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 20000 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISO/IEC 20000
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 across the London region.

ISO/IEC 20000 Daily Rate Trend in London

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ISO/IEC 20000 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/IEC 20000.

1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Foglight
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ISO/IEC 20000 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/IEC 20000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) thinkFolio