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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank 602 574 558
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £500
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
4271 3813 3865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.49% 7.34% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2665 2336 2243
Average daily rate £400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 131 219
Average hourly rate £21.24 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.38% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
5 2 (20.00%) thinkFolio
5 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) COBIT
5 2 (20.00%) Control-M
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VB
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (20.00%) Control-M
3 1 (10.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) thinkFolio
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago