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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 522 372 442
Rank change year-on-year
-150 +70
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 89 233 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.95% 5.39% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 170 77
Average daily rate
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£375 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £16.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £27.50 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.11
% change year-on-year
+78.57% +9.87%

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
4559 4319 3848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.99% 7.89% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2611 2285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 195 153
Average hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.22 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

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 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 28 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 28 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 -147 87 £375 -5.36% 65
South East -43 24 £361 -9.75% 16
South West -17 22 £396 -0.31% 14
Exeter -2 16 £388 -2.51%
Devon -11 16 £388 -2.51%
East of England -21 15 £325 +4.00% 10
Hampshire -10 13 £361 +0.27% 2
London -59 12 £525 +23.52% 5
Hertfordshire -6 8 - - 2
North West -22 8 £550 +83.33% 3
Winchester - 6 £375 -
Royston - 6 - -
Warrington -1 5 £550 +83.33%
Berkshire -4 5 £350 -12.50% 5
Cheshire -4 5 £550 +83.33% 1
Hook -8 5 £361 +0.27% 1
Cambridge -24 5 £325 +4.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -27 5 £325 +4.00% 5
City of London -56 5 £525 +23.52% 2
Manchester -14 3 £300 - 1
Leicester -1 2 - -
Surrey -2 2 £375 -24.05% 5
West Midlands -3 2 £388 -8.82% 2
Leicestershire -3 2 - - 4
Gloucestershire -3 2 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £450 +50.00%
East Midlands -8 2 - - 11
Yorkshire -26 2 £325 -7.14% 2
West Sussex - 2 £260 - 1

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 43 (25.60%) ITIL
2 41 (24.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (23.21%) Finance
4 38 (22.62%) ISO 14001
5 32 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 31 (18.45%) Telecoms
7 30 (17.86%) Summit
8 26 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (15.48%) Service Management
9 23 (13.69%) PRINCE2
9 23 (13.69%) QA
9 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
10 22 (13.10%) Quality Management
11 20 (11.90%) SQL
11 20 (11.90%) Mentoring
12 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
12 19 (11.31%) Kindle
12 19 (11.31%) Project Management
13 18 (10.71%) Six Sigma
13 18 (10.71%) Internet
13 18 (10.71%) Manufacturing
13 18 (10.71%) Degree
14 17 (10.12%) QMS
14 17 (10.12%) Migration
14 17 (10.12%) Java
14 17 (10.12%) MS Office
15 16 (9.52%) Windows
15 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
15 16 (9.52%) VMware

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.79%) IIS
3 3 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.79%) CMS
4 2 (1.19%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.19%) Liferay
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.19%) ArchestrA
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (10.12%) MS Office
2 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.36%) MS Project
4 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.79%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.19%) Simulink
7 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (17.86%) Summit
2 3 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) SaaS
2 2 (1.19%) PaaS
2 2 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.71%) Internet
2 11 (6.55%) Broadband
2 11 (6.55%) SAN
3 5 (2.98%) Firewall
4 4 (2.38%) Wireless
5 3 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.79%) HTTP
6 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.19%) LAN
6 2 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
7 1 (0.60%) DAB
7 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.60%) 4G
7 1 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.19%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) SSDT
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.19%) JUnit
4 2 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.60%) ERwin
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Spock
5 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (23.21%) Finance
2 31 (18.45%) Telecoms
3 18 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.17%) Legal
5 6 (3.57%) Law
5 6 (3.57%) Banking
5 6 (3.57%) Retail
6 4 (2.38%) Electronics
7 3 (1.79%) Back Office
7 3 (1.79%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (11.90%) Developer
1 20 (11.90%) Analyst
2 13 (7.74%) Business Analyst
2 13 (7.74%) Service Manager
3 11 (6.55%) Software Engineer
3 11 (6.55%) Quality Manager
3 11 (6.55%) Transition Manager
3 11 (6.55%) Service Transition Manager
4 9 (5.36%) Consultant
4 9 (5.36%) Architect
5 8 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Incident Manager
7 6 (3.57%) Auditor
7 6 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (2.98%) Deployment Manager
8 5 (2.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) .NET
2 8 (4.76%) HTML
2 8 (4.76%) CSS
3 7 (4.17%) Spring
4 6 (3.57%) XML
5 5 (2.98%) XSLT
5 5 (2.98%) Web Services
5 5 (2.98%) CSS3
6 3 (1.79%) REST
6 3 (1.79%) HTML5
6 3 (1.79%) SOAP
6 3 (1.79%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.19%) J2EE
7 2 (1.19%) JMX
7 2 (1.19%) Cocoon
7 2 (1.19%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.19%) Lucene
7 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.31%) Kindle
3 13 (7.74%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.55%) DTV
5 8 (4.76%) Replication
6 7 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.98%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.38%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.38%) PMI
9 4 (2.38%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.38%) CMDB
10 3 (1.79%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.19%) GIS
11 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.19%) Life Science
11 2 (1.19%) CCTV
12 1 (0.60%) Statistics
12 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Windows
2 10 (5.95%) Linux
3 7 (4.17%) UNIX
4 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.38%) Android
6 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.79%) Solaris
6 3 (1.79%) CentOS
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.60%) ITIL
2 26 (15.48%) Service Management
2 26 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (13.69%) PRINCE2
4 22 (13.10%) Quality Management
5 20 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 19 (11.31%) Project Management
7 18 (10.71%) Six Sigma
8 17 (10.12%) Migration
8 17 (10.12%) QMS
9 15 (8.93%) Risk Management
10 13 (7.74%) UML
10 13 (7.74%) Lean Six Sigma
10 13 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.14%) Change Management
12 11 (6.55%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.95%) Business Continuity
13 10 (5.95%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.95%) Service Delivery
14 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.90%) SQL
2 17 (10.12%) Java
3 12 (7.14%) C#
4 10 (5.95%) C++
4 10 (5.95%) C
5 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.38%) Assembly Language
6 4 (2.38%) VB
7 3 (1.79%) Python
7 3 (1.79%) XQuery
7 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.79%) XPath
8 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.60%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 32 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.71%) Degree
4 9 (5.36%) ISEB
5 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.98%) MCSE
7 4 (2.38%) MCSA
7 4 (2.38%) CISSP
7 4 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.38%) MCSM
8 3 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.79%) CCNP
9 2 (1.19%) HNC
9 2 (1.19%) HND
9 2 (1.19%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (22.62%) ISO 14001
3 23 (13.69%) QA
4 7 (4.17%) ISO 9000
5 5 (2.98%) IEC 61508
6 4 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.38%) TickIT
7 3 (1.79%) COSO
8 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (1.19%) SLA
8 2 (1.19%) GMP
9 1 (0.60%) COBIT
9 1 (0.60%) BS25999
9 1 (0.60%) DO-254
9 1 (0.60%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.57%) NFS
4 4 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.52%) VMware
3 6 (3.57%) Amdocs
3 6 (3.57%) IBM
4 5 (2.98%) Oracle
5 4 (2.38%) Cisco
6 3 (1.79%) Juniper
6 3 (1.79%) Actuate
6 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.79%) Wonderware
7 2 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Postini
8 1 (0.60%) jBASE
8 1 (0.60%) HP
8 1 (0.60%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.60%) SurfControl
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £45.00 - £50.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 37 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Fusion Experience
Rate: £263 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £33 - £38 per hour + doe
Posted: 7 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago