The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ISO 9000 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 9000 over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO 9000
England / South West
Rank 132 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 1 0 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% - 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% - 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 23
Median daily rate £400 - £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £698
% change year-on-year -20.00% -28.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISO 9000 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 South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 350 407 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 13.68% 14.19% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 267 274
Median daily rate £375 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 21
Median hourly rate £27.88 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.63% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.40 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO 9000
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing ISO 9000 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 9000 in the South West

ISO 9000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 9000 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 9000 in the South West

ISO 9000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 9000 in the South West

ISO 9000
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
ISO 9000
England

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for ISO 9000.

1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Basel II

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Basel II
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata