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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 536 401 423
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +22
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 77 192 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.76% 4.55% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 140 76
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£355 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.38 £34.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.42% -32.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.09 £14.75 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.35 £51.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £34.63
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -37.90%

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
4383 4224 3533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 8.01% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2740 2576 2151
Average daily rate £407 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 204 111
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.12 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +18.30%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -130 73 £355 -11.25% 64
South East -38 23 £361 +0.27% 13
South West +5 19 £355 -4.69% 9
London -55 15 £350 -26.31% 10
Devon -6 13 £355 -16.47% 1
Exeter +1 12 £355 -16.47%
East of England -3 10 £325 +17.64% 12
Hampshire -5 10 £361 +14.60% 1
Berkshire -6 10 £320 -20.00% 1
Hook -4 7 £361 -9.75%
Hertfordshire -1 5 - - 3
Croydon - 5 £350 -
Cambridge 0 4 £325 +4.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £325 +4.00% 5
City of London -62 4 £525 +16.66% 7
Royston - 4 - - 2
Wiltshire +7 3 £325 - 2
West Midlands -10 3 £338 - 5
Taunton +9 2 £549 +57.91%
Somerset +8 2 £549 +57.91%
Milton Keynes +4 2 £325 -3.70%
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £325 -3.70% 1
Reading -6 2 - - 1
North West -34 2 - - 5
Slough - 2 £320 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £540 +34.16%
Wales -6 1 £575 +15.00% 2
Scotland -6 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 - - 3
Cheshire -13 1 - -

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 48 (23.88%) ITIL
2 47 (23.38%) ISO 14001
3 44 (21.89%) Security Cleared
4 41 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (19.40%) SQL
6 38 (18.91%) Summit
7 37 (18.41%) Finance
7 37 (18.41%) Kindle
8 36 (17.91%) SC Cleared
8 36 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
9 33 (16.42%) Service Management
10 25 (12.44%) C#
11 24 (11.94%) Telecoms
12 22 (10.95%) .NET
13 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
13 21 (10.45%) PRINCE2
13 21 (10.45%) VMware
14 20 (9.95%) Banking
14 20 (9.95%) Service Delivery
14 20 (9.95%) Windows
15 19 (9.45%) Scrum
15 19 (9.45%) Degree
16 18 (8.96%) Project Management
16 18 (8.96%) Java
17 17 (8.46%) HTML
18 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET
18 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
18 16 (7.96%) Problem Management
18 16 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.49%) CMS
2 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.00%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.00%) Liferay
4 2 (1.00%) ArchestrA
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) WordPress
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.46%) MS Office
3 12 (5.97%) MS Project
4 11 (5.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.49%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 38 (18.91%) Summit
2 14 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
1 2 (1.00%) PaaS
1 2 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.47%) Internet
2 8 (3.98%) SAN
3 7 (3.48%) Broadband
4 6 (2.99%) Wireless
5 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.49%) HTTP
5 3 (1.49%) Firewall
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) LAN
6 2 (1.00%) VoIP
6 2 (1.00%) VLAN
6 2 (1.00%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) DAB
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.50%) 4G
7 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (1.99%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (1.99%) OLAP
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.50%) DB2
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) JIRA
2 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.99%) Maven
5 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.49%) Spock
5 3 (1.49%) Subversion
5 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.49%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.00%) RequisitePro
6 2 (1.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.00%) Rational Rose
6 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Ant
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
7 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 37 (18.41%) Finance
2 24 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.95%) Banking
4 10 (4.98%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.48%) Retail
6 7 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.99%) Electronics
8 5 (2.49%) Legal
9 4 (1.99%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.99%) Law
9 4 (1.99%) Back Office
10 3 (1.49%) Publishing
11 2 (1.00%) Marketing
12 1 (0.50%) Avionics
12 1 (0.50%) Local Government
12 1 (0.50%) Military
12 1 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (15.42%) Developer
2 29 (14.43%) Analyst
3 19 (9.45%) Consultant
4 16 (7.96%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.47%) Architect
5 13 (6.47%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.98%) Service Manager
6 10 (4.98%) Incident Manager
7 8 (3.98%) Contracts Manager
7 8 (3.98%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.98%) Quality Manager
8 7 (3.48%) Transition Manager
8 7 (3.48%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (2.99%) Auditor
9 6 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 6 (2.99%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.49%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.49%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.95%) .NET
2 17 (8.46%) HTML
3 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.46%) CSS
5 14 (6.97%) Web Services
6 12 (5.97%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.98%) XML
7 10 (4.98%) HTML5
7 10 (4.98%) CSS3
8 9 (4.48%) jQuery
9 5 (2.49%) RESTful
10 4 (1.99%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.99%) XSLT
10 4 (1.99%) Spring
11 3 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.49%) JSON
11 3 (1.49%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.49%) SOAP
11 3 (1.49%) REST
11 3 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.41%) Kindle
2 15 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.97%) Replication
4 10 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.48%) DTV
5 7 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.49%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.99%) PMI
7 4 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.99%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.99%) iPad
7 4 (1.99%) CMDB
7 4 (1.99%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.49%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.00%) CCTV
9 2 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.95%) Windows
2 7 (3.48%) Linux
3 6 (2.99%) Android
3 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.99%) UNIX
4 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.88%) ITIL
2 41 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.42%) Service Management
4 21 (10.45%) PRINCE2
5 20 (9.95%) Service Delivery
6 19 (9.45%) Scrum
7 18 (8.96%) Project Management
8 16 (7.96%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (7.46%) CRM
9 15 (7.46%) Six Sigma
9 15 (7.46%) Business Continuity
10 14 (6.97%) Information Security
10 14 (6.97%) Risk Management
11 13 (6.47%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.97%) Quality Management
13 11 (5.47%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.98%) Migration
14 10 (4.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.40%) SQL
2 25 (12.44%) C#
3 18 (8.96%) Java
4 14 (6.97%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.97%) C
5 10 (4.98%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.98%) C++
7 5 (2.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.99%) VB
8 4 (1.99%) XQuery
8 4 (1.99%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.49%) Python
9 3 (1.49%) XPath
9 3 (1.49%) Groovy
10 2 (1.00%) Perl
10 2 (1.00%) PHP
10 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 44 (21.89%) Security Cleared
2 36 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.45%) Degree
4 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.48%) MCSE
6 5 (2.49%) ISEB
6 5 (2.49%) CISSP
6 5 (2.49%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.99%) MCSM
7 4 (1.99%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.99%) MCSA
8 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.00%) CRISC
9 2 (1.00%) CISA
9 2 (1.00%) CISM
9 2 (1.00%) MCP
9 2 (1.00%) HNC
9 2 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (23.38%) ISO 14001
2 36 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (7.46%) QA
4 7 (3.48%) ISO 9000
5 4 (1.99%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.00%) SLA
6 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.50%) TickIT
7 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.50%) BS25999
7 1 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.99%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.99%) SCCM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.45%) VMware
3 11 (5.47%) Business Objects
4 9 (4.48%) HP
5 7 (3.48%) IBM
6 6 (2.99%) Citrix
6 6 (2.99%) Apple
7 5 (2.49%) Oracle
8 4 (1.99%) Amdocs
9 3 (1.49%) Wonderware
9 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.49%) Actuate
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco
10 2 (1.00%) Murex
10 2 (1.00%) Lotus
10 2 (1.00%) Mitel
11 1 (0.50%) jBASE
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.50%) Postini
11 1 (0.50%) Juniper
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £34 - £38 per hour + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago