The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ISO 9001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISO 9001
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 155 155
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.15% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.72% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £246 £433 £350
% change year-on-year -43.23% +23.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% +11.53%  

ISO 9001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 236 348 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.07% 8.95% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 250
Median daily rate £356 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £197 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 20
Median hourly rate £16.25 £80.00 £32.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.68% +145.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.00 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.14 £85.59 £64.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

ISO 9001
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing ISO 9001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 9001 in the North West

ISO 9001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 9001 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 9001 in the North West

ISO 9001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 9001 in the North West