The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 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 9001 over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9001
Rank 534 562 452
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -110
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 110 79 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.23% 1.58% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £374
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £43.50 £38.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +50.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
+14.47% +51.24%

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
4934 5009 4972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.83% 8.99% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3041 3017
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £581 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 164 218
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.86 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +41.46%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9001 within the UK.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 within the UK.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ISO 9001
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 9001 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 +7 105 £365 +4.28% 38
South West +14 26 £350 -1.40% 2
South East -3 23 £467 +29.36% 12
East Midlands - 14 £450 - 3
Wiltshire +7 13 £230 -35.66%
Berkshire +6 12 £500 +38.88% 3
Tyne and Wear - 11 £277 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £277 - 1
North East - 11 £277 - 1
London -4 10 £338 -3.57% 8
Corsham +6 8 £230 -41.02%
Devon +3 8 £390 +9.85%
West Midlands -5 8 £325 +28.07% 5
Leicestershire - 8 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £325 - 1
East of England +2 7 £325 - 2
Reading -4 7 £500 - 3
Peterborough - 7 £325 -
Exeter +3 6 £390 +9.85%
Leicester - 6 £400 -
Surrey -3 5 £475 +18.75% 3
North West -4 5 £550 - 1
Chippenham - 5 - -
Birmingham +5 4 £488 +186.76% 4
Coventry - 4 £325 -
Bristol 0 3 £370 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £550 -
Staines - 3 £475 - 1
Southampton +16 2 £400 -13.51%
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £278 -5.12% 1

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO 9001 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 9001.

1 90 (44.55%) ITIL
2 62 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (26.73%) Security Cleared
4 52 (25.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (21.29%) SC Cleared
6 40 (19.80%) Service Management
6 40 (19.80%) ISO 14001
7 39 (19.31%) Degree
8 37 (18.32%) Quality Management
9 35 (17.33%) Waterfall
10 34 (16.83%) Service Delivery
11 33 (16.34%) TickIT
12 31 (15.35%) Java
13 30 (14.85%) Incident Management
13 30 (14.85%) Mentoring
14 28 (13.86%) Microsoft
15 27 (13.37%) HP
15 27 (13.37%) JIRA
16 26 (12.87%) Telecoms
17 25 (12.38%) UML
17 25 (12.38%) Problem Management
18 23 (11.39%) Windows
18 23 (11.39%) Information Security
19 22 (10.89%) PRINCE2
20 21 (10.40%) Software Engineering
21 20 (9.90%) Computer Science
21 20 (9.90%) V-Model
21 20 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
22 19 (9.41%) QA
22 19 (9.41%) Change Management

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISO 9001 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 9001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.44%) IIS
2 8 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.99%) CMS
3 2 (0.99%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) MS Office
2 8 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.47%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.50%) Heroku
1 1 (0.50%) IaaS
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
1 1 (0.50%) PaaS
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.91%) Internet
2 8 (3.96%) Wireless
3 6 (2.97%) Firewall
4 5 (2.48%) Broadband
4 5 (2.48%) LAN
5 4 (1.98%) WAN
6 2 (0.99%) LDAP
6 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.99%) WLAN
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.50%) HTTP
7 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.50%) NAS
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) Big Data
3 4 (1.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) JIRA
2 20 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (8.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.47%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.47%) IntelliJ
4 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.47%) Maven
4 7 (3.47%) Spock
5 5 (2.48%) NUnit
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.49%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.99%) PVCS
8 2 (0.99%) Subversion
8 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.50%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.50%) JUnit
9 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (12.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.44%) Finance
3 10 (4.95%) Billing
3 10 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.97%) Legal
5 4 (1.98%) Electronics
6 3 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (0.99%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Local Government
7 2 (0.99%) Military
7 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) International Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (14.36%) Architect
2 21 (10.40%) Consultant
3 20 (9.90%) Configuration Engineer
3 20 (9.90%) Developer
3 20 (9.90%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 20 (9.90%) Release Engineer
4 17 (8.42%) Coordinator
4 17 (8.42%) Incident Coordinator
5 14 (6.93%) Java Architect
6 13 (6.44%) Java Consultant
7 12 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.94%) Security Architect
8 11 (5.45%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.46%) Quality Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Quality Manager
9 9 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.47%) Analyst
11 7 (3.47%) Security Consultant
12 6 (2.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.45%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) Web Services
3 6 (2.97%) REST
4 5 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.49%) XML
6 2 (0.99%) EJB
6 2 (0.99%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (0.99%) J2EE
6 2 (0.99%) Java EE 5
6 2 (0.99%) JAX-WS
6 2 (0.99%) JDBC
6 2 (0.99%) JMS
6 2 (0.99%) JSF
6 2 (0.99%) MFC
6 2 (0.99%) NHibernate
6 2 (0.99%) RESTful
6 2 (0.99%) Spring
6 2 (0.99%) WinForms
6 2 (0.99%) WPF
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.91%) Replication
3 13 (6.44%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (5.94%) Smartcard
5 9 (4.46%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.96%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.47%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.97%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.98%) Clustering
10 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.98%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.99%) PMI
12 1 (0.50%) CMDB
12 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.50%) Pharmacovigilance
12 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.39%) Windows
2 12 (5.94%) Linux
3 8 (3.96%) Unix
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.49%) AIX
6 3 (1.49%) Solaris
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (44.55%) ITIL
2 62 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.80%) Service Management
4 37 (18.32%) Quality Management
5 35 (17.33%) Waterfall
6 34 (16.83%) Service Delivery
7 30 (14.85%) Incident Management
7 30 (14.85%) Mentoring
8 25 (12.38%) Problem Management
8 25 (12.38%) UML
9 23 (11.39%) Information Security
10 22 (10.89%) PRINCE2
11 21 (10.40%) Software Engineering
12 20 (9.90%) V-Model
13 19 (9.41%) Change Management
14 18 (8.91%) Knowledge Management
14 18 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (8.42%) Project Management
16 16 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (7.92%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.35%) Java
2 17 (8.42%) SQL
3 12 (5.94%) C
4 10 (4.95%) C++
5 8 (3.96%) C#
6 7 (3.47%) Groovy
7 5 (2.48%) Embedded C
7 5 (2.48%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.49%) VB
10 2 (0.99%) Python
10 2 (0.99%) VC++
11 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (26.73%) Security Cleared
2 43 (21.29%) SC Cleared
3 39 (19.31%) Degree
4 18 (8.91%) CISM
4 18 (8.91%) CISSP
5 17 (8.42%) CISA
6 12 (5.94%) IISP
7 10 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.47%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.97%) PMP
10 5 (2.48%) CITP
11 4 (1.98%) ISEB
11 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
12 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.49%) CLAS
12 3 (1.49%) HNC
12 3 (1.49%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.99%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (25.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (19.80%) ISO 14001
3 33 (16.34%) TickIT
4 19 (9.41%) QA
5 18 (8.91%) PCI DSS
6 15 (7.43%) SLA
7 12 (5.94%) ISAE 3402
7 12 (5.94%) ISO27005
7 12 (5.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (3.96%) NEBOSH
9 6 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (1.49%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.99%) COBIT
11 2 (0.99%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.50%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.50%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.50%) MISRA
12 1 (0.50%) P3O
12 1 (0.50%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Firmware
3 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.98%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.37%) HP
3 18 (8.91%) Cisco
4 16 (7.92%) IBM
4 16 (7.92%) Oracle
5 12 (5.94%) ArcSight
5 12 (5.94%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (5.94%) Intel Security
5 12 (5.94%) Qualys
5 12 (5.94%) Tripwire
6 11 (5.45%) VMware
7 8 (3.96%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.47%) SAP
8 7 (3.47%) Sun
9 5 (2.48%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.48%) Perforce
10 3 (1.49%) Meridio
11 2 (0.99%) CA
11 2 (0.99%) EMC
11 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive Salary, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago