The first table below looks at the demand for ISO/IEC 20000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 20000 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 20000 (ISO 20000)
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £398 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £445 -
% change year-on-year
-15.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
170 126 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.15% 6.88% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 72
Average daily rate £375 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.85% -31.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £141 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £31.90 £20.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
ISO/IEC 20000
England

ISO/IEC 20000
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 20000 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 20000
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 across the West Midlands region.

ISO/IEC 20000 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 20000
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 20000 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ISO/IEC 20000 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 20000
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISO/IEC 20000 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/IEC 20000.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification

ISO/IEC 20000
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISO/IEC 20000 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/IEC 20000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix