The first table below looks at the demand for ISO 14001 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 14001 over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 14001
Rank 549 533 580
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +47
Contract jobs citing ISO 14001 38 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4414 3599 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2121 2478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 144 240
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.86 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%

ISO 14001
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 14001 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 14001 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO 14001
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 14001 within the UK.

ISO 14001 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 14001
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 14001 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ISO 14001 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISO 14001
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 14001 within the UK.

ISO 14001 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 14001
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 14001 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -63 35 £425 +54.54% 2
South West +3 27 £425 +36.65%
Devon +8 17 £425 +36.65%
Somerset - 10 £398 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
London - 2 £348 -
South East -20 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Bath - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Woking - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

ISO 14001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO 14001 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 14001.

1 69 (90.79%) ISO 9001
2 59 (77.63%) Summit
3 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 32 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 11 (14.47%) Project Management
6 11 (14.47%) Finance
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
8 9 (11.84%) Change Management
8 9 (11.84%) Degree
9 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.89%) Scrum
10 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
10 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
11 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
11 5 (6.58%) PaaS
11 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) Dojo
11 5 (6.58%) Internet
11 5 (6.58%) Six Sigma
11 5 (6.58%) C
11 5 (6.58%) MS Office
11 5 (6.58%) CSS
11 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
12 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.26%) Adobe

ISO 14001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO 14001 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 14001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.63%) Drupal
2 2 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) MS Project
5 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 59 (77.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Architect
3 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.26%) Site Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (3.95%) Flex Developer
5 3 (3.95%) Data Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Business Architect
5 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Administrator
5 3 (3.95%) Tester
5 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Dojo
1 5 (6.58%) CSS
2 3 (3.95%) CSS3
2 3 (3.95%) HTML5
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Flex
2 3 (3.95%) Google Maps API
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) RIA
3 2 (2.63%) CESG
3 2 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.63%) GIS
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) RMADS
4 1 (1.32%) Social Media
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
1 2 (2.63%) MVS
1 2 (2.63%) VME
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 11 (14.47%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) Change Management
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 6 (7.89%) Scrum
6 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (6.58%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.26%) SOA
8 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Change Control
9 3 (3.95%) Business Transformation
9 3 (3.95%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.58%) C
3 3 (3.95%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Degree
4 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) HND
5 4 (5.26%) ISEB
6 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CISSP
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (90.79%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.32%) P3O
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) OVSD
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe
3 3 (3.95%) Google
3 3 (3.95%) Minitab
3 3 (3.95%) HP
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Actuate
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint