The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9000 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 9000 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9000
Rank 550 558 503
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -55
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 36 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.065% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.82% 0.82% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 19
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£675 £383 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -30.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £246 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £515 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £686 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+99.63% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
4417 4272 3495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 7.89% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2550 2013
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £246 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 179 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £46.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%

ISO 9000
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO 9000
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK.

ISO 9000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 9000
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

ISO 9000 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISO 9000
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK.

ISO 9000 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 9000
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 36 £675 +74.19% 6
South West - 25 £698 -
Somerset - 21 £675 -
Taunton - 20 £675 -
London -3 5 £650 +56.53% 1
South East -22 4 £550 +47.65% 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Reading - 2 - -
City of London +16 1 £700 +74.78%
East of England +12 1 - -
Manchester -11 1 - -
North West -16 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO 9000 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 9000.

1 35 (64.81%) ITIL
2 34 (62.96%) PRINCE2
3 27 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (42.59%) UML
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Manufacturing
6 21 (38.89%) Information Security
6 21 (38.89%) Change Control
7 20 (37.04%) Retail
8 19 (35.19%) .NET
9 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
11 16 (29.63%) SOA
12 15 (27.78%) GIS
12 15 (27.78%) Project Management
12 15 (27.78%) ISEB
13 14 (25.93%) Web Services
13 14 (25.93%) C#
13 14 (25.93%) VB
13 14 (25.93%) CRM
13 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
14 13 (24.07%) Content Management
14 13 (24.07%) Workflow
14 13 (24.07%) CMS
14 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
14 13 (24.07%) SAP
15 10 (18.52%) Finance
16 9 (16.67%) Quality Management
17 7 (12.96%) Banking

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO 9000 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 9000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.07%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.85%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.70%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) ATM
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) SDH
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.85%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (40.74%) Manufacturing
2 20 (37.04%) Retail
3 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 7 (12.96%) Banking
5 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.85%) German Language
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Architect
2 25 (46.30%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Lead Security Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Finance Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
2 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 14 (25.93%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) GIS
2 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) PMI
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) RMADS
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) ITIL
2 34 (62.96%) PRINCE2
3 23 (42.59%) UML
4 21 (38.89%) Information Security
4 21 (38.89%) Change Control
5 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.63%) SOA
7 15 (27.78%) Project Management
8 14 (25.93%) CRM
9 13 (24.07%) Content Management
9 13 (24.07%) Workflow
10 9 (16.67%) Quality Management
11 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
12 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.41%) People Management
13 4 (7.41%) Change Management
13 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C#
1 14 (25.93%) VB
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) ISEB
3 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 2 (3.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (7.41%) ISO 14001
4 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 2 (3.70%) COBIT
5 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.85%) QA
5 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Dell
3 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.70%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.85%) Veeam
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica