The first table below looks at the demand for ISO 9000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9000 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9000
Rank 136 108 131
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.85% 6.21% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £450 £135 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -13.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £230 £289
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -20.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 145 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.31% 5.92% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 76 73
Average daily rate £364 £243 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Average hourly rate £17.75 £24.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.80% +51.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.15 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.25 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
ISO 9000
England

ISO 9000
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9000 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISO 9000
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9000 across the North West region.

ISO 9000 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISO 9000
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 across the North West region.

ISO 9000 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISO 9000
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
ISO 9000
England

ISO 9000
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISO 9000 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 9000.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISO 9000 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 9000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens