The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 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 9001 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 133 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.05% 2.29% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£410 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £17.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+59.65% -61.72%
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
195 175 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.13% 5.92% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 13
Average hourly rate £21.12 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.65% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £13.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £21.25 £42.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISO 9001
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 9001 across the North West region.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ISO 9001
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 9001 across the North West region.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISO 9001
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 9001 within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Vacancies
Cheshire +8 1 - - 2
Manchester -11 1 £300 - 1
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) Web Design
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) XHTML
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) PHP5
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) OO PHP
3 3 (23.08%) ISO 14001
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Summit
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 2 (15.38%) CESG CLAS

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Author
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) XHTML
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) MFC
3 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Web Design
2 4 (30.77%) OO PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
1 4 (30.77%) PHP5
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 14001
2 2 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
Chester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £22 - £29 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago