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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 494 419 449
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +30
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 137 204 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.91% 4.60% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 134 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +59.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £19.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.00 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +59.65%

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
4701 4430 3889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 7.96% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 2686 2283
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 £263 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 198 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -85 128 £375 - 76
South East -46 32 £361 -15.05% 22
East of England -6 21 £325 +4.00% 9
East Midlands +3 20 £400 +77.77% 5
Leicestershire +12 19 £400 +77.77% 2
South West -28 19 £405 +1.88% 26
Devon -9 13 £400 +0.94%
Leicester +7 12 £400 +77.77%
West Midlands +5 12 £388 -8.82% 2
Exeter +4 12 £400 +0.94%
Hampshire -15 12 £361 +7.76% 2
North West -24 10 £550 +83.33% 2
Cambridge -22 9 £313 - 3
Cambridgeshire -26 9 £313 - 4
London -33 9 £419 +25.93% 9
Cheshire -2 8 £550 +124.48% 1
Warrington -6 8 £550 +124.48% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £285 -32.94% 5
Coventry - 8 - -
Milton Keynes -2 7 £285 -19.71%
Hook +6 5 £361 +7.76%
Hertfordshire +5 5 - - 2
Essex - 5 £325 - 2
Winchester - 5 £375 -
Tyne and Wear -21 4 £375 -33.33%
North East -24 4 £375 -33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 4 £375 -33.33%
East Sussex -1 3 £325 - 1
Surrey -9 3 £375 -25.00% 5
West Sussex - 3 £260 - 1

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 60 (28.17%) ITIL
2 56 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (23.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (22.54%) MS Excel
5 42 (19.72%) MS Office
5 42 (19.72%) Security Cleared
6 41 (19.25%) ISO 14001
7 39 (18.31%) Microsoft
7 39 (18.31%) Finance
8 37 (17.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 37 (17.37%) UML
9 34 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (15.02%) TickIT
10 32 (15.02%) Summit
11 31 (14.55%) Telecoms
11 31 (14.55%) Degree
11 31 (14.55%) Waterfall
12 30 (14.08%) SQL
13 29 (13.62%) Service Management
14 28 (13.15%) Quality Management
15 27 (12.68%) V-Model
16 25 (11.74%) SC Cleared
17 23 (10.80%) Internet
17 23 (10.80%) Java
17 23 (10.80%) Software Engineering
17 23 (10.80%) Computer Science
17 23 (10.80%) QA
18 22 (10.33%) Mentoring
19 21 (9.86%) Manufacturing
19 21 (9.86%) PRINCE2

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.41%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.41%) CMS
3 3 (1.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.41%) IIS
4 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.94%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.94%) Liferay
4 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 42 (19.72%) MS Office
3 37 (17.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.29%) MS Project
5 4 (1.88%) Simulink
6 3 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.41%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (15.02%) Summit
2 9 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.94%) PaaS
2 2 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.80%) Internet
2 12 (5.63%) Broadband
3 11 (5.16%) SAN
4 5 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.35%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.35%) Firewall
5 4 (1.88%) Wireless
6 3 (1.41%) HTTP
7 2 (0.94%) LAN
7 2 (0.94%) VoIP
8 1 (0.47%) WAN
8 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.47%) 4G
8 1 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.47%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) SSDT
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (6.10%) JIRA
3 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.41%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.94%) Subversion
6 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.94%) JUnit
6 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) ERwin
7 1 (0.47%) PVCS
General
1 39 (18.31%) Finance
2 31 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.29%) Electronics
5 5 (2.35%) Legal
5 5 (2.35%) Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Retail
6 4 (1.88%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.88%) Law
7 3 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.41%) Automotive
7 3 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (14.55%) Analyst
2 23 (10.80%) Software Engineer
3 17 (7.98%) Developer
4 15 (7.04%) Service Manager
4 15 (7.04%) Lead Software Engineer
5 14 (6.57%) Architect
6 13 (6.10%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.63%) Transition Manager
7 12 (5.63%) Release Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Configuration Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Service Transition Manager
8 11 (5.16%) Consultant
8 11 (5.16%) Quality Manager
9 9 (4.23%) Auditor
10 8 (3.76%) Java Architect
10 8 (3.76%) Java Consultant
11 7 (3.29%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Report Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.51%) .NET
2 14 (6.57%) Web Services
3 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.16%) CSS
5 10 (4.69%) HTML
5 10 (4.69%) Spring
6 7 (3.29%) CSS3
6 7 (3.29%) XML
7 6 (2.82%) HTML5
8 5 (2.35%) XSLT
9 4 (1.88%) J2EE
9 4 (1.88%) 802.1X
9 4 (1.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.41%) JSON
10 3 (1.41%) REST
10 3 (1.41%) SOAP
10 3 (1.41%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.94%) JMX
11 2 (0.94%) Cocoon
11 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.80%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.10%) Kindle
5 12 (5.63%) DTV
6 9 (4.23%) CMDB
7 8 (3.76%) Life Science
8 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.35%) Replication
10 4 (1.88%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.88%) PMI
10 4 (1.88%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.88%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.41%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.41%) Handset
11 3 (1.41%) Statistics
12 2 (0.94%) GIS
12 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.45%) Windows
2 11 (5.16%) Linux
3 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.35%) UNIX
5 4 (1.88%) Android
5 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.88%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.41%) CentOS
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.17%) ITIL
2 56 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.37%) UML
4 31 (14.55%) Waterfall
5 29 (13.62%) Service Management
6 28 (13.15%) Quality Management
7 27 (12.68%) V-Model
8 23 (10.80%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.33%) Mentoring
10 21 (9.86%) PRINCE2
11 20 (9.39%) Migration
12 18 (8.45%) Project Management
12 18 (8.45%) Six Sigma
12 18 (8.45%) QMS
13 16 (7.51%) Change Management
14 14 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (6.10%) Supplier Management
15 13 (6.10%) Lean Six Sigma
15 13 (6.10%) Business Continuity
16 12 (5.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.08%) SQL
2 23 (10.80%) Java
3 18 (8.45%) C#
4 10 (4.69%) C++
4 10 (4.69%) C
5 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.82%) Python
7 4 (1.88%) VB
7 4 (1.88%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.88%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.41%) XQuery
8 3 (1.41%) XPath
8 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.94%) Perl
9 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.55%) Degree
3 25 (11.74%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.23%) ISEB
5 8 (3.76%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.82%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.35%) HNC
7 5 (2.35%) HND
7 5 (2.35%) MCSE
7 5 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.88%) MCSM
8 4 (1.88%) MCSA
8 4 (1.88%) CISSP
8 4 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.41%) CCNP
10 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (19.25%) ISO 14001
3 32 (15.02%) TickIT
4 23 (10.80%) QA
5 8 (3.76%) IEC 61508
6 7 (3.29%) ISO 9000
7 6 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.82%) COSO
8 2 (0.94%) GMP
8 2 (0.94%) SLA
9 1 (0.47%) BS25999
9 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.47%) DO-254
System Software
1 13 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.88%) NFS
3 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.41%) Firmware
5 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) SCCM
2 3 (1.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.57%) Oracle
2 14 (6.57%) VMware
3 6 (2.82%) IBM
4 4 (1.88%) Cisco
4 4 (1.88%) Amdocs
5 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.41%) Juniper
5 3 (1.41%) Actuate
5 3 (1.41%) HP
6 2 (0.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) NCR
7 1 (0.47%) Siemens
7 1 (0.47%) Apple
7 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.47%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.47%) SurfControl
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Postini
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + doe
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + doe
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £28 per hour + doe
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £29 per hour + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Middlesex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + DOE
Posted: 22 days ago