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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9000
Rank 550 541 486
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -55
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 31 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.63% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 20
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£675 £378 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.80% -31.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £290 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £477 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £686 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+107.16% +1.92%
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
4102 3972 3302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.84% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 2330 1861
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 153 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.04 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 +2 30 £675 +74.87% 4
South West - 21 £698 - 1
Somerset - 17 £675 - 1
Taunton - 16 £675 - 1
London -15 6 £538 +34.20%
City of London +12 3 £525 +32.07%
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Scotland - 1 £650 -
Edinburgh - 1 £650 -
Ipswich - - - -
Lymington - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - - 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (56.60%) ITIL
2 29 (54.72%) PRINCE2
3 21 (39.62%) UML
3 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (33.96%) Retail
4 18 (33.96%) Manufacturing
4 18 (33.96%) Information Security
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.08%) Project Management
5 17 (32.08%) Change Control
6 16 (30.19%) ISEB
7 15 (28.30%) .NET
7 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
9 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
10 12 (22.64%) GIS
10 12 (22.64%) Finance
10 12 (22.64%) SOA
11 11 (20.75%) Web Services
11 11 (20.75%) CRM
11 11 (20.75%) VB
11 11 (20.75%) C#
12 10 (18.87%) SAP
12 10 (18.87%) Workflow
12 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
12 10 (18.87%) CMS
12 10 (18.87%) Content Management
13 8 (15.09%) Quality Management
14 7 (13.21%) ISO 9001

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (18.87%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) HFM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.89%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Wireless
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) VPN
1 1 (1.89%) ATM
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) SDH
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Essbase
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 18 (33.96%) Retail
1 18 (33.96%) Manufacturing
2 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Architect
2 21 (39.62%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.66%) QA Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Quality Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Security Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Operations Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Change Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Lead Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Finance Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
3 11 (20.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) GIS
2 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) PMI
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) RMADS
6 2 (3.77%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
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 30 (56.60%) ITIL
2 29 (54.72%) PRINCE2
3 21 (39.62%) UML
4 18 (33.96%) Information Security
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) Project Management
5 17 (32.08%) Change Control
6 12 (22.64%) SOA
7 11 (20.75%) CRM
8 10 (18.87%) Workflow
8 10 (18.87%) Content Management
9 8 (15.09%) Quality Management
10 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.32%) Validation
11 5 (9.43%) Investment Management
11 5 (9.43%) Data Management
11 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.43%) ERP
11 5 (9.43%) SSADM
11 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) VB
1 11 (20.75%) C#
2 3 (5.66%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C++
3 2 (3.77%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ISEB
2 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) CISSP
7 2 (3.77%) CEH
8 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.21%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.32%) QA
4 2 (3.77%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) JD Edwards
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Dell
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.89%) Vermilion
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