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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9000
Rank 586 570 534
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -36
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 28 8 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.015% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 0.20% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 15
Average daily rate
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£469 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £545 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £525 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +54.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.43 - £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 - £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £35.50

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
4461 3960 4569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.72% 7.51% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2703 2325 2529
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 160 240
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -4 23 £473 +14.54% 9
South West -14 12 £485 - 3
Somerset - 10 £485 -
Taunton - 6 £473 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
East of England - 3 £245 -
Yorkshire - 3 £319 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
South East -9 2 - - 3
City of London +19 1 - -
London +13 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (43.40%) ITIL
1 23 (43.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
3 17 (32.08%) QA
4 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
5 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
5 12 (22.64%) Manufacturing
5 12 (22.64%) RMADS
5 12 (22.64%) SOA
5 12 (22.64%) IaaS
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.87%) Change Management
7 10 (18.87%) CEH
7 10 (18.87%) CISSP
7 10 (18.87%) OWASP
8 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
8 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
8 9 (16.98%) Information Security
9 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
9 8 (15.09%) Migration
9 8 (15.09%) Service Management
9 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
9 8 (15.09%) Security Architecture
10 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance
10 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.21%) ITSM
10 7 (13.21%) Process Management
10 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
11 6 (11.32%) Document Management
11 6 (11.32%) Resource Management

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DAB
2 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (1.89%) DataStage
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (1.89%) WebFOCUS
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (22.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Audit Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Security Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Compliance Manager
4 7 (13.21%) IT Audit Manager
5 5 (9.43%) Lead Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Coordinator
5 5 (9.43%) Lead Security Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Information Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Process Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) Quality Manager
8 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) JSP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
1 12 (22.64%) RMADS
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
5 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
3 12 (22.64%) SOA
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Change Management
5 10 (18.87%) OWASP
6 9 (16.98%) Business Continuity
6 9 (16.98%) Information Security
7 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
7 8 (15.09%) Service Management
7 8 (15.09%) Security Architecture
8 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance
8 7 (13.21%) Process Management
8 7 (13.21%) ITSM
8 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
9 6 (11.32%) Document Management
9 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
10 4 (7.55%) Data Management
10 4 (7.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) MUMPS
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) C++
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) CISSP
2 10 (18.87%) CEH
3 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) IIBA
5 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.66%) HND
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB
6 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (43.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (32.08%) QA
3 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
4 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (5.66%) ISO 14001
6 2 (3.77%) HL7
7 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) InterSystems
3 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.89%) Mitel
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
3 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago