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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9000
Rank 563 548 504
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 25 22 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.58% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
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£525 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £315 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £564 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £221
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +69.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 - £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £15.00

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
4230 3783 3689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.32% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 2283 2125
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 126 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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 17 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

ISO 9000 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 December 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 -25 20 £525 +35.48% 9
London +12 10 £538 +34.37% 4
Scotland - 3 £425 -
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Surrey -7 2 £600 +31.50%
North West -10 2 - - 2
South East -36 2 £600 +31.50% 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £650 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Egham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Lymington - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
4 15 (28.30%) Project Management
4 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
5 14 (26.42%) RMADS
5 14 (26.42%) IaaS
5 14 (26.42%) SOA
6 13 (24.53%) Manufacturing
7 12 (22.64%) Finance
7 12 (22.64%) CEH
7 12 (22.64%) CISSP
7 12 (22.64%) OWASP
7 12 (22.64%) QA
8 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.98%) Information Assurance
10 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
10 8 (15.09%) Change Management
11 7 (13.21%) Validation
11 7 (13.21%) ISO 9001
11 7 (13.21%) People Management
12 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
12 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
12 6 (11.32%) Degree
12 6 (11.32%) SSADM
12 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (11.32%) Quality Management

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (3.77%) Lync
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) HFM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.89%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) DAB
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) ATM
3 1 (1.89%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Essbase
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.89%) DataStage
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Manufacturing
2 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Security Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Lead Security Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Lead Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Information Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Process Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Quality Manager
6 3 (5.66%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) JSP
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) RMADS
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) PMI
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
3 15 (28.30%) Project Management
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) SOA
5 12 (22.64%) OWASP
6 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.98%) Information Assurance
8 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
8 8 (15.09%) Change Management
9 7 (13.21%) Validation
9 7 (13.21%) People Management
10 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
10 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
10 6 (11.32%) SSADM
10 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.32%) Quality Management
10 6 (11.32%) Data Management
11 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
1 3 (5.66%) C
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) C++
2 2 (3.77%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) CEH
2 12 (22.64%) CISSP
3 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
5 5 (9.43%) ISEB
5 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (5.66%) IIBA
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.64%) QA
3 7 (13.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (5.66%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) JD Edwards
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Dell
4 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
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