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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 465 411 402
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -9
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 116 155 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.83% 3.90% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 70
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £383 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 21
Average hourly rate £27.00 £25.13 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -31.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £17.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.13 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -31.16%

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
4102 3972 3302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.84% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 2330 1861
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 153 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.04 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -41 114 £400 - 91
London -24 35 £450 +12.50% 19
City of London +1 27 £450 +12.50% 9
South West -23 26 £425 +0.59% 6
East of England +24 20 £400 +263.63% 18
Devon -6 18 £413 -2.94% 1
Exeter +7 15 £400 +9.58%
South East -34 14 £325 -18.75% 34
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £425 +286.36% 3
Hertfordshire - 9 £325 - 5
Wiltshire -1 5 £523 +74.16% 2
West Midlands - 5 £254 - 5
Cambridge +3 4 £413 +275.00% 3
Hampshire -20 4 £200 -55.55% 17
Peterborough - 4 £438 -
Berkshire -7 3 £400 - 3
Surrey - 3 £400 - 9
Bristol -8 2 £448 +44.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £296 +15.04% 2
East Midlands -10 2 £365 +5.03% 6
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £405 -
Birmingham - 2 £170 - 1
Reading +5 1 - - 1
Nottingham -6 1 £500 +44.92%
Milton Keynes -7 1 £293 +13.59% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £500 +44.92%
Norwich - 1 £400 - 2
Essex - 1 £325 - 1
Worcester - 1 £106 - 3

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 75 (25.08%) Security Cleared
2 69 (23.08%) Finance
3 67 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (21.40%) SC Cleared
5 63 (21.07%) ITIL
6 59 (19.73%) ISO 14001
6 59 (19.73%) Kindle
7 57 (19.06%) SQL
7 57 (19.06%) Summit
8 49 (16.39%) Microsoft
9 43 (14.38%) Banking
10 32 (10.70%) .NET
10 32 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (9.36%) JavaScript
11 28 (9.36%) SQL Server
12 27 (9.03%) C
13 26 (8.70%) C#
13 26 (8.70%) Windows
14 25 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (8.03%) Java
15 24 (8.03%) Service Management
16 23 (7.69%) Project Management
16 23 (7.69%) Business Analysis
17 22 (7.36%) Scrum
17 22 (7.36%) VMware
17 22 (7.36%) HTML
17 22 (7.36%) Oracle
17 22 (7.36%) ASP.NET
17 22 (7.36%) Web Services
18 21 (7.02%) CSS

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.34%) CMS
3 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.01%) JBoss
3 6 (2.01%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.01%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.01%) GlassFish
3 6 (2.01%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.67%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.67%) ArchestrA
5 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.67%) WordPress
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (6.69%) MS Office
1 20 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.68%) MS Project
4 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Simulink
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.33%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 57 (19.06%) Summit
2 12 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.67%) Magento
6 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.33%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.68%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) VoIP
2 6 (2.01%) Firewall
3 5 (1.67%) VLAN
3 5 (1.67%) Broadband
4 4 (1.34%) WAN
4 4 (1.34%) DNS
5 3 (1.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.00%) Wireless
5 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.00%) HTTP
5 3 (1.00%) LAN
5 3 (1.00%) SMTP
5 3 (1.00%) LDAP
5 3 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.67%) 4G
6 2 (0.67%) M3UA
6 2 (0.67%) GSM
6 2 (0.67%) DHCP
6 2 (0.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.01%) BusinessObjects XI
5 11 (3.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.67%) OLAP
8 5 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.00%) DB2
11 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.33%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.33%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.02%) JIRA
2 9 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.01%) Selenium
6 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.34%) MSI
6 4 (1.34%) Subversion
6 4 (1.34%) Maven
7 3 (1.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.00%) JUnit
7 3 (1.00%) Spock
7 3 (1.00%) Hudson
8 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.67%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.67%) RequisitePro
General
1 69 (23.08%) Finance
2 43 (14.38%) Banking
3 16 (5.35%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.34%) Retail
6 9 (3.01%) Publishing
6 9 (3.01%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.34%) Marketing
8 6 (2.01%) Electronics
9 5 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.67%) Back Office
9 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.67%) Automotive
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.33%) Avionics
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (25.08%) Analyst
2 46 (15.38%) Developer
3 42 (14.05%) Business Analyst
4 31 (10.37%) Consultant
5 21 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.69%) Architect
7 12 (4.01%) Tester
7 12 (4.01%) Data Analyst
8 11 (3.68%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.01%) Service Manager
9 9 (3.01%) Software Engineer
10 8 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.68%) Contracts Manager
10 8 (2.68%) Data Consultant
11 7 (2.34%) Master Data Consultant
12 6 (2.01%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.01%) Business Solution Architect
12 6 (2.01%) Master Data Analyst
12 6 (2.01%) Applications Developer
12 6 (2.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.70%) .NET
2 22 (7.36%) HTML
2 22 (7.36%) ASP.NET
2 22 (7.36%) Web Services
3 21 (7.02%) CSS
4 16 (5.35%) HTML5
5 15 (5.02%) CSS3
5 15 (5.02%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.01%) jQuery
7 10 (3.34%) XML
8 7 (2.34%) RESTful
9 6 (2.01%) Spring
10 5 (1.67%) JSON
11 4 (1.34%) Apache Camel
11 4 (1.34%) XSLT
11 4 (1.34%) OpenGL
12 3 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.00%) LINQ
12 3 (1.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.73%) Kindle
2 25 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.68%) Fixed Income
4 13 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.34%) iPad
7 8 (2.68%) Derivative
8 7 (2.34%) Replication
8 7 (2.34%) PMI
9 6 (2.01%) RIA
9 6 (2.01%) CMDB
10 5 (1.67%) DTV
11 4 (1.34%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.34%) User Experience
12 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.00%) Linked Data
13 2 (0.67%) Open Source
13 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.70%) Windows
2 17 (5.69%) Linux
3 14 (4.68%) UNIX
4 7 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.67%) Solaris
6 4 (1.34%) Android
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) zOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.07%) ITIL
3 24 (8.03%) Service Management
4 23 (7.69%) Project Management
4 23 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 22 (7.36%) Scrum
6 21 (7.02%) ETL
7 19 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.69%) CRM
9 16 (5.35%) Test Scripting
10 15 (5.02%) Problem Management
10 15 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.02%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.68%) Quality Management
11 14 (4.68%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.68%) Information Security
12 13 (4.35%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.35%) Software Testing
13 12 (4.01%) Incident Management
13 12 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.06%) SQL
2 28 (9.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.03%) C
4 26 (8.70%) C#
5 24 (8.03%) Java
6 13 (4.35%) C++
7 12 (4.01%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.68%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.34%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.01%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.34%) PHP
12 4 (1.34%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.00%) Groovy
13 3 (1.00%) VB
13 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.00%) Perl
14 2 (0.67%) Python
14 2 (0.67%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 75 (25.08%) Security Cleared
2 64 (21.40%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.02%) Degree
4 13 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 13 (4.35%) ISEB
5 7 (2.34%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.67%) MCSE
7 4 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.34%) PMP
7 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.00%) CISSP
8 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.00%) VCP4
9 2 (0.67%) CRISC
9 2 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (19.73%) ISO 14001
2 32 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (6.35%) QA
4 8 (2.68%) SLA
5 7 (2.34%) ISO 9000
6 6 (2.01%) TickIT
7 5 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.34%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.33%) COBIT
10 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.33%) P3O
10 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.01%) XenServer
4 6 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.67%) NFS
8 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.68%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.67%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.36%) VMware
2 22 (7.36%) Oracle
3 19 (6.35%) Business Objects
4 17 (5.69%) HP
5 14 (4.68%) Citrix
5 14 (4.68%) IBM
6 11 (3.68%) Cisco
7 10 (3.34%) Apple
7 10 (3.34%) LANDesk
8 9 (3.01%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.01%) SAP
9 6 (2.01%) Lotus
9 6 (2.01%) Remedy
10 5 (1.67%) Unica
10 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.67%) Sybase
10 5 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (1.67%) Neolane
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