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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 510 409 439
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +30
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 83 196 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.91% 4.42% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 126 72
Average daily rate
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£355 £398 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.69% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.13 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.20% -8.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.13 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+59.20% -12.60%

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
4335 4433 3700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.86% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2689 2180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 183 155
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.71 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £52.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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 -108 80 £355 -10.01% 78
South East -35 21 £361 +14.60% 18
South West -25 18 £355 -12.34% 10
London -45 17 £358 -10.62% 16
East of England +26 11 £325 +35.41% 8
Berkshire -1 8 £360 -10.00% 3
Devon -7 8 £355 -16.47%
Hampshire -17 8 £361 +20.33% 6
Wiltshire +8 7 £358 +19.16% 4
Exeter 0 7 £355 -16.47%
West Midlands -12 6 £254 - 6
Hertfordshire +11 5 £325 +35.41% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £338 - 3
City of London -30 5 £475 +18.75% 7
Cambridge +8 4 £325 - 3
Croydon - 4 £350 -
Reading +6 3 - - 3
Middlesex +5 2 £405 +1.25%
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £293 -2.50% 1
Milton Keynes -4 2 £293 -2.50% 1
Slough - 2 £320 -
Solihull - 2 £415 -
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
North East +2 1 £518 +73.51% 3
Scotland +1 1 - - 2
Bristol -4 1 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 £500 +42.85% 13
Manchester -10 1 - - 2
Somerset -10 1 £725 +82.38% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £500 +44.92% 4

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (24.90%) Security Cleared
2 57 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.27%) ISO 14001
3 54 (22.04%) ITIL
4 52 (21.22%) Finance
5 51 (20.82%) SC Cleared
6 48 (19.59%) Summit
7 43 (17.55%) Kindle
8 42 (17.14%) SQL
9 41 (16.73%) Microsoft
10 37 (15.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 30 (12.24%) Service Management
12 27 (11.02%) .NET
13 26 (10.61%) SQL Server
14 25 (10.20%) C#
15 24 (9.80%) PRINCE2
16 23 (9.39%) Banking
17 21 (8.57%) Telecoms
17 21 (8.57%) Scrum
18 20 (8.16%) VMware
18 20 (8.16%) Web Services
18 20 (8.16%) Windows
18 20 (8.16%) JavaScript
18 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET
18 20 (8.16%) Business Analysis
19 19 (7.76%) Service Delivery
19 19 (7.76%) Project Management
20 18 (7.35%) Business Objects
20 18 (7.35%) MS Office
20 18 (7.35%) Java

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.86%) CMS
3 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.82%) ArchestrA
5 2 (0.82%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) SAS
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (7.35%) MS Office
2 17 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.49%) MS Project
4 9 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 48 (19.59%) Summit
2 14 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Staffware
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
1 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.49%) Internet
2 6 (2.45%) Wireless
3 5 (2.04%) Broadband
4 4 (1.63%) VoIP
4 4 (1.63%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.63%) SAN
5 3 (1.22%) DNS
5 3 (1.22%) WAN
5 3 (1.22%) LAN
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
6 2 (0.82%) HTTP
6 2 (0.82%) VLAN
6 2 (0.82%) 4G
6 2 (0.82%) Firewall
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) M3UA
7 1 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.49%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.04%) OLAP
6 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) DB2
8 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.31%) JIRA
2 8 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.63%) Subversion
6 4 (1.63%) Maven
6 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.22%) Spock
7 3 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.22%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.82%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.82%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.82%) MSI
8 2 (0.82%) Selenium
8 2 (0.82%) Hudson
9 1 (0.41%) Sahi
General
1 52 (21.22%) Finance
2 23 (9.39%) Banking
3 21 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Retail
5 9 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.86%) Publishing
8 6 (2.45%) Back Office
9 5 (2.04%) Electronics
9 5 (2.04%) Legal
9 5 (2.04%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.63%) Law
11 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.82%) Local Government
11 2 (0.82%) Marketing
12 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.41%) Avionics
12 1 (0.41%) Military
12 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (22.04%) Analyst
2 34 (13.88%) Developer
3 33 (13.47%) Business Analyst
4 27 (11.02%) Consultant
5 16 (6.53%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.71%) Architect
7 11 (4.49%) Data Analyst
8 9 (3.67%) Service Manager
8 9 (3.67%) Incident Manager
9 8 (3.27%) Data Consultant
9 8 (3.27%) Contracts Manager
9 8 (3.27%) Tester
9 8 (3.27%) Quality Manager
10 7 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.86%) Master Data Consultant
11 6 (2.45%) Master Data Analyst
11 6 (2.45%) Business Architect
11 6 (2.45%) Business Solution Architect
12 5 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.04%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.02%) .NET
2 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 20 (8.16%) Web Services
3 14 (5.71%) HTML
3 14 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 13 (5.31%) CSS
5 11 (4.49%) HTML5
5 11 (4.49%) CSS3
6 10 (4.08%) jQuery
7 9 (3.67%) XML
8 5 (2.04%) RESTful
9 4 (1.63%) JSON
9 4 (1.63%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.63%) Spring
10 3 (1.22%) Ajax
10 3 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.22%) XSLT
10 3 (1.22%) Spring Boot
11 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.82%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.55%) Kindle
2 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.49%) Replication
4 10 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.45%) RIA
5 6 (2.45%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.04%) Derivative
6 5 (2.04%) DTV
6 5 (2.04%) CMDB
7 4 (1.63%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.63%) PMI
8 3 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.22%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.22%) iPad
8 3 (1.22%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.16%) Windows
2 10 (4.08%) Linux
3 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.63%) UNIX
5 4 (1.63%) Android
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.82%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.04%) ITIL
3 30 (12.24%) Service Management
4 24 (9.80%) PRINCE2
5 21 (8.57%) Scrum
6 20 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 19 (7.76%) Service Delivery
7 19 (7.76%) Project Management
8 17 (6.94%) Problem Management
8 17 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.53%) Information Security
10 15 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 15 (6.12%) CRM
11 14 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.71%) Business Continuity
12 13 (5.31%) Six Sigma
13 12 (4.90%) Quality Management
14 11 (4.49%) ETL
15 10 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.14%) SQL
2 25 (10.20%) C#
3 20 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.35%) Java
5 15 (6.12%) C
6 9 (3.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.04%) C++
9 4 (1.63%) VB
10 3 (1.22%) PHP
10 3 (1.22%) Groovy
11 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) Python
12 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.41%) XQuery
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (24.90%) Security Cleared
2 51 (20.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.35%) Degree
4 8 (3.27%) ISEB
4 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.86%) MCSE
6 6 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.63%) MCSA
9 3 (1.22%) CISSP
9 3 (1.22%) MCSM
10 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.82%) CRISC
10 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.82%) MCP
10 2 (0.82%) HNC
10 2 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (23.27%) ISO 14001
2 37 (15.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.71%) QA
4 6 (2.45%) ISO 9000
4 6 (2.45%) SLA
5 5 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.04%) TickIT
6 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.82%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.41%) P3O
7 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.63%) NFS
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.16%) VMware
3 18 (7.35%) Business Objects
4 13 (5.31%) HP
5 9 (3.67%) IBM
6 7 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.45%) Citrix
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle
7 6 (2.45%) Cisco
8 5 (2.04%) Apple
9 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.63%) Amdocs
9 4 (1.63%) Remedy
10 3 (1.22%) Wonderware
10 3 (1.22%) Lotus
10 3 (1.22%) Actuate
11 2 (0.82%) Sun
11 2 (0.82%) Murex
11 2 (0.82%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.82%) Mitel
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