The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 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 9001 over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9001
Rank 106 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 38 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.64% 9.55% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 26
Average daily rate £433 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £354 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.08 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.21% -49.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £15.08 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £15.08 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £22.36
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +34.15%
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
394 356 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.23% 11.04% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 234 158
Average daily rate £398 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £673 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £12.08 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISO 9001
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 9001 across the South West region.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ISO 9001
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 9001 across the South West region.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISO 9001
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 9001 within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Devon -3 22 £433 +8.46%
Wiltshire +3 11 £230 -55.98%
Bristol +3 5 £470 +5.02%
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 35 (57.38%) ISO 14001
2 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
3 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
4 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (34.43%) ITIL
5 21 (34.43%) Service Management
6 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
6 13 (21.31%) Incident Management
7 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
7 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.03%) JIRA
8 11 (18.03%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (16.39%) HP
9 10 (16.39%) Java
9 10 (16.39%) BDD
10 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.11%) Replication
12 7 (11.48%) Validation
12 7 (11.48%) Maven
12 7 (11.48%) C#
12 7 (11.48%) .NET
12 7 (11.48%) Windows
12 7 (11.48%) IntelliJ
12 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
12 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
12 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
12 7 (11.48%) Groovy
12 7 (11.48%) Automation Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
12 7 (11.48%) Spock

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (4.92%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Broadband
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.03%) JIRA
3 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.48%) IntelliJ
3 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.48%) Maven
3 7 (11.48%) Spock
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Grunt
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Billing
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Coordinator
2 12 (19.67%) Incident Coordinator
3 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Database Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Quality Manager
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (8.20%) REST
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) CSS3
4 3 (4.92%) HTML5
4 3 (4.92%) JSON
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) MFC
5 2 (3.28%) NHibernate
5 2 (3.28%) WinForms
5 2 (3.28%) WPF
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Statistics
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Service Management
3 13 (21.31%) Incident Management
3 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
4 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
5 11 (18.03%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (16.39%) BDD
7 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.48%) Automation Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.48%) Validation
9 6 (9.84%) Performance Management
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) Quality Management
9 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 5 (8.20%) ITSM
10 5 (8.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) C#
2 7 (11.48%) Groovy
3 5 (8.20%) SQL
4 4 (6.56%) C++
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) C
5 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (57.38%) ISO 14001
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) ISO13485
3 2 (3.28%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.64%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) HP
2 5 (8.20%) LogRhythm
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) SAP