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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 9001
Rank 118 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.55% 1.72% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£254 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £306
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +22.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
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
169 174 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.27% 7.28% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 64 66
Average daily rate £328 £390 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £235 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +19.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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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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
Solihull - 2 £415 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £106 - 4
Birmingham - 1 £170 -
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Local Government
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) CMDB
4 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (12.50%) CCTV
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Service Performance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (12.50%) BMC
1 1 (12.50%) VMware