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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 527 393 427
Rank change year-on-year
-134 +34
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 76 199 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.76% 4.67% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 149 87
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£375 £398 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £362 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.51% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £36.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -49.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £36.74
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -52.36%

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
4311 4257 3720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.92% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2630 2265
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 187 134
Average hourly rate £21.15 £20.21 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +13.83%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -126 74 £375 -5.66% 52
South West -2 24 £393 -7.64% 16
Exeter +2 17 £390 -8.23% 5
Devon -9 17 £390 -8.23% 8
East of England -16 15 £325 +4.00% 8
South East -56 13 £361 -9.75% 11
London -63 13 £388 -8.82% 6
Hertfordshire -8 10 - - 3
Hampshire -15 7 £361 +3.14% 5
Royston - 7 - - 1
Berkshire -3 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £325 +4.00% 2
Cambridge -15 4 £325 +4.00% 1
North West -22 4 £300 - 1
City of London -60 4 £525 +40.00% 3
West Midlands +2 3 £388 -8.82% 2
Wiltshire -2 3 £375 +26.05% 3
Hook -6 3 £361 +0.27% 1
Manchester -10 3 £300 -
Croydon - 3 £350 -
Gloucestershire -2 2 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £375 -
Taunton +18 1 £373 +15.50%
Somerset +8 1 £373 -21.57% 1
Milton Keynes 0 1 £325 -13.33%
Warrington -1 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £325 -23.52%
Docklands, London -5 1 £540 +34.16%
Cheshire -7 1 - - 1

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 46 (25.70%) ITIL
2 45 (25.14%) ISO 14001
3 39 (21.79%) Security Cleared
4 37 (20.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (20.11%) Summit
6 35 (19.55%) Finance
7 30 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (16.76%) SQL
8 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
9 26 (14.53%) Service Management
9 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
9 26 (14.53%) PRINCE2
9 26 (14.53%) Kindle
10 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
11 22 (12.29%) VMware
12 19 (10.61%) Project Management
12 19 (10.61%) QA
12 19 (10.61%) Degree
13 18 (10.06%) Windows
14 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
14 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
14 16 (8.94%) Java
14 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
14 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (8.38%) Mentoring
15 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
15 15 (8.38%) Quality Management
15 15 (8.38%) Banking
15 15 (8.38%) C#

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.23%) CMS
4 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.68%) IIS
4 3 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.12%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.12%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.12%) Liferay
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.26%) MS Office
3 11 (6.15%) MS Project
4 10 (5.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.68%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (20.11%) Summit
2 8 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
1 2 (1.12%) PaaS
1 2 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) SAN
1 11 (6.15%) Internet
2 8 (4.47%) Broadband
3 4 (2.23%) Firewall
3 4 (2.23%) Wireless
4 3 (1.68%) HTTP
5 2 (1.12%) LAN
5 2 (1.12%) VoIP
5 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) 4G
6 1 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.23%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) SSDT
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) JIRA
2 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.68%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) Maven
6 2 (1.12%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.12%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.12%) Spock
6 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Toad
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) ERwin
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.38%) Banking
4 12 (6.70%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.91%) Retail
6 5 (2.79%) Legal
6 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.23%) Law
7 4 (2.23%) Back Office
7 4 (2.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (15.08%) Analyst
2 25 (13.97%) Developer
3 16 (8.94%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.82%) Consultant
5 10 (5.59%) Quality Manager
5 10 (5.59%) Service Manager
6 9 (5.03%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.47%) Architect
7 8 (4.47%) Transition Manager
7 8 (4.47%) Incident Manager
7 8 (4.47%) Service Transition Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.79%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (2.79%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (2.79%) Auditor
11 4 (2.23%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.26%) .NET
2 9 (5.03%) HTML
2 9 (5.03%) CSS
3 8 (4.47%) XML
4 7 (3.91%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.91%) Web Services
5 6 (3.35%) CSS3
5 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.79%) XSLT
6 5 (2.79%) jQuery
7 4 (2.23%) HTML5
7 4 (2.23%) Spring
8 3 (1.68%) SOAP
8 3 (1.68%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.68%) REST
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.12%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.12%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.12%) RESTful
9 2 (1.12%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Kindle
2 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.03%) Replication
5 8 (4.47%) DTV
5 8 (4.47%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.23%) CMDB
7 4 (2.23%) PMI
7 4 (2.23%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.68%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.12%) iPad
9 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.12%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) GIS
9 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.06%) Windows
2 10 (5.59%) Linux
3 8 (4.47%) UNIX
4 4 (2.23%) Android
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.68%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) CentOS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.70%) ITIL
2 30 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.53%) PRINCE2
3 26 (14.53%) Service Management
4 19 (10.61%) Project Management
5 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
6 15 (8.38%) Quality Management
6 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
6 15 (8.38%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.82%) Scrum
7 14 (7.82%) Six Sigma
7 14 (7.82%) Business Continuity
8 13 (7.26%) Migration
8 13 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.70%) Problem Management
9 12 (6.70%) UML
10 11 (6.15%) Change Management
10 11 (6.15%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.15%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.76%) SQL
2 16 (8.94%) Java
3 15 (8.38%) C#
4 14 (7.82%) C
5 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.03%) C++
7 7 (3.91%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.23%) VB
8 4 (2.23%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.68%) Python
9 3 (1.68%) XQuery
9 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.68%) XPath
10 2 (1.12%) Groovy
10 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.12%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.61%) Degree
4 8 (4.47%) ISEB
5 7 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.79%) MCSE
8 4 (2.23%) MCSA
8 4 (2.23%) CISSP
8 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.23%) MCSM
9 3 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.12%) CCNP
10 2 (1.12%) HNC
10 2 (1.12%) HND
10 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (25.14%) ISO 14001
2 37 (20.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (10.61%) QA
4 7 (3.91%) ISO 9000
5 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.23%) IEC 61508
6 3 (1.68%) SLA
7 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.12%) COSO
7 2 (1.12%) GMP
8 1 (0.56%) P3O
8 1 (0.56%) TickIT
8 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.56%) BS25999
8 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.23%) NFS
3 4 (2.23%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) SCCM
2 5 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) VMware
3 7 (3.91%) HP
3 7 (3.91%) IBM
4 6 (3.35%) Citrix
4 6 (3.35%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.23%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.68%) Actuate
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco
6 3 (1.68%) Wonderware
7 2 (1.12%) Juniper
7 2 (1.12%) Murex
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.56%) Remedy
8 1 (0.56%) SurfControl
8 1 (0.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.56%) BMC
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Wiltshire
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Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
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Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £320 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
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Rate: £375 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Royston
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Bristol
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Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
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Wiltshire
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