The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9000 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9000 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9000
Rank 638 630 610
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 17 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 16
Median daily rate £450 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £349 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £438 £469
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 - £19.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £28.00

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
5125 5530 5427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.55% 9.67% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3382 3382
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 236 242
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

ISO 9000
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISO 9000 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 16 £450 - 1
Essex - 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
South East +15 4 - - 1
Egham +12 4 - -
Surrey +12 4 - -
London -6 4 £450 -12.19%
South West +2 2 £275 -38.88%
Harlow - 2 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £275 -
Gloucester - 1 £275 -
Leicester - 1 £463 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £463 -
Leicestershire - 1 £463 -
Fife - 1 £275 -
Scotland - 1 £275 -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISO 9000.

1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) MS Office
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (32.00%) Programme Management
4 8 (32.00%) Asset Management
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (28.00%) QA
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (28.00%) CMMI
5 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) MCP
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (28.00%) IT Asset Management
6 6 (24.00%) Data Management
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 5 (20.00%) Def Stans
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) CMDB
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Test Management

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (56.00%) MS Office
3 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) ERP Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) CMDB
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) Programme Management
3 7 (28.00%) CMMI
3 7 (28.00%) IT Asset Management
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Data Management
5 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) MCP
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 5 (20.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.00%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata