The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9000
Rank 135 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% - 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% - 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £334 £458
% change year-on-year
+27.34% -27.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
ISO 9000
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
282 334 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.04% 11.19% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 221 97
Average daily rate £400 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 13
Average hourly rate £19.46 £35.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.19% +106.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.90 £123.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +6.34%

ISO 9000
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISO 9000 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISO 9000
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISO 9000 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISO 9000
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISO 9000 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISO 9000
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Somerset - 7 £425 -
ISO 9000
England

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 32 (100.00%) ITIL
1 32 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 30 (93.75%) UML
3 28 (87.50%) Manufacturing
4 27 (84.38%) Information Security
4 27 (84.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (84.38%) Change Control
5 26 (81.25%) Retail
6 22 (68.75%) .NET
6 22 (68.75%) .NET Framework
7 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
8 20 (62.50%) ISEB
8 20 (62.50%) GIS
9 19 (59.38%) Web Services
10 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (56.25%) SOA
10 18 (56.25%) C#
10 18 (56.25%) VB
10 18 (56.25%) CRM
11 17 (53.13%) SAP
11 17 (53.13%) Content Management
11 17 (53.13%) CMS
11 17 (53.13%) Management Information System
11 17 (53.13%) Workflow
12 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
13 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
14 5 (15.63%) ArchiMate
14 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (53.13%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 28 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 26 (81.25%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Architect
2 31 (96.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
1 22 (68.75%) .NET Framework
2 19 (59.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) GIS
2 17 (53.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) ITIL
1 32 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 30 (93.75%) UML
3 27 (84.38%) Information Security
3 27 (84.38%) Change Control
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (56.25%) SOA
4 18 (56.25%) CRM
5 17 (53.13%) Content Management
5 17 (53.13%) Workflow
6 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) ArchiMate
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.13%) Line Management
9 1 (3.13%) Information Management
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
1 18 (56.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) ISEB
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (84.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Veeam
3 1 (3.13%) Zerto