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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9001
Rank 166 164 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 4 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.026% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.28% 0.28% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £355 £374
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £38.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.81% +52.00%
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
313 359 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.78% 9.17% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 191 129
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 29
Average hourly rate £82.50 £27.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.29% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £14.50 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £425 -
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (86.67%) Mentoring
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
4 10 (66.67%) Internet
4 10 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (66.67%) Billing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365
6 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
6 1 (6.67%) Electronics
6 1 (6.67%) MS Office
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
2 12 (80.00%) Java Architect
3 9 (60.00%) Consultant
3 9 (60.00%) Java Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) EMC Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Mentoring
2 10 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft