The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 20000 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 20000 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank 627 606 586
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.090% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£475 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4641 4444 3866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 7.96% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2845 2692 2265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 203 164
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

ISO/IEC 20000
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 20000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 20000
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 20000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
England -2 6 £475 -5.00% 3
London +11 5 £475 -5.00%
City of London +9 2 £456 -8.75%
Hampshire -3 1 - - 1
South East -26 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Southwark - 1 £475 -

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO/IEC 20000 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/IEC 20000.

1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) COBIT
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO/IEC 20000 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/IEC 20000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Service Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT