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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank 608 583 583
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 5 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.026% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £413
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
4454 3908 4498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.74% 7.52% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2703 2296 2483
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 160 237
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 18 September 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 -26 5 £450 +5.88% 3
South East - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
London -3 2 £450 +5.88% 1
City of London - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) thinkFolio
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) Control-M
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) Foglight
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Audit Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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