The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank 585 554 567
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 3 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.070% 0.23% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
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£525 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £333 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £409 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate - £395 £375
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4280 3839 4419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.51% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2293 2387
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 146 246
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%

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 30 July 2014. 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 -33 3 £525 +40.00% 3
London +13 2 £525 +38.15% 1
City of London - 2 £525 - 1
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) COBIT
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Control-M
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) VB

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
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