The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9001 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 9001 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 113 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.03% 2.12% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£388 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £19.11
% change year-on-year
+54.63% +26.88%
ISO 9001
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
148 189 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.16% 7.72% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 38
Average daily rate £400 £351 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 9
Average hourly rate £31.44 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.65% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.60 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.71 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
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 9001 across the West Midlands region.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the West Midlands region.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire - 1 - -
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) CMDB
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CMDB
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
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