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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9000
Rank 612 575 556
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -19
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 16 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.066% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.70% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 19
Average daily rate £500 £673 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +78.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £745 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £675 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +107.69%
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
5092 4875 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.90% 9.45% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3140 2990 2535
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 176 163
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 8 February 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 17 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 15 £500 -25.92% 7
Yorkshire - 6 £420 -
South East - 6 £525 - 2
Surrey - 6 £525 -
Leeds - 4 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £420 -
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Glasgow +8 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £390 -
Humberside - 1 £420 -
St Albans - 1 £390 -
Tamworth - 1 £390 -
Egham - 1 £69 -
Staffordshire - 1 £390 -
West Midlands - 1 £390 - 2
East of England - 1 £390 -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Asset Management
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) SSADM
4 7 (25.93%) DSDM
4 7 (25.93%) CISSP
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (25.93%) BPR
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Banking
4 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Eagle PACE
4 7 (25.93%) Vermilion
5 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (22.22%) CEH
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (22.22%) MCSA
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) CISA
6 5 (18.52%) Security Management

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
1 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Data Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Quality Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 10 (37.04%) Asset Management
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) BPR
3 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.93%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) DSDM
3 7 (25.93%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) SSADM
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Security Management
5 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
5 5 (18.52%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (14.81%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (14.81%) Information Security
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CEH
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCSA
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CISA
4 4 (14.81%) CCIE
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) CISM
7 1 (3.70%) CISMP
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCP
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) BS25999
3 1 (3.70%) AQAP
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Vermilion
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Mercator
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow