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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 136 121 137
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.18% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.87% 2.63% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£429 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £410
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
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
214 190 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.66% 6.66% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 81 85
Average daily rate £375 £333 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £441 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.70 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.62 £44.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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
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 21 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
Vacancies
Cheshire +5 1 - - 4
Cumbria - 1 £363 - 1
Manchester - - - -
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (35.71%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) ISO 14001
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) CMS
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Summit
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) XHTML
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) PHP5
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Author
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Author
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) XHTML
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) MFC
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CESG
1 2 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) RMADS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Web Design
2 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Data Security
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) PHP5
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VC++
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 14001
2 2 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei