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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 145 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.33% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.42% 5.24% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£550 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £19.11
% change year-on-year
+54.63% +26.88%
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
331 191 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.63% 6.33% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 89 72
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £53.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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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 -10 5 £550 +83.33% 1
Manchester -12 3 £300 - 1
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) CMMI
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) GMP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Java Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Java Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Java Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Auditor
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) CMMI
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle