Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 22301 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 22301 over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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 22301
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 786 522 808
Rank change year-on-year -264 +286 +68
Contract jobs citing ISO 22301 26 9 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.029% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 10
10th Percentile £445 £378 £425
25th Percentile £500 £456 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £529 £538 £500
Median % change year-on-year -1.63% +7.50% -4.31%
75th Percentile £559 £558 £555
90th Percentile £603 £560 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £540 £500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £73.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.50 - -

ISO 22301 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 10,643 3,700 9,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 11.87% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,165 2,356 6,103
10th Percentile £263 £275 £247
25th Percentile £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £574 £550
90th Percentile £688 £645 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 151 394
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.04
25th Percentile £12.63 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.95
Median % change year-on-year -4.99% +0.50% +4.73%
75th Percentile £39.88 £45.00 £46.89
90th Percentile £62.15 £54.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.05 £22.18
% change year-on-year -16.86% -5.08% +8.79%

ISO 22301
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 22301 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO 22301.

Daily rate trend for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO 22301 over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 22301 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -235 25 £533 -1.16% 6
London -187 17 £538 +26.47% 5
UK excluding London -156 8 £525 -2.78% 3
Work from Home -231 3 £400 -23.08%
North of England - 3 £590 - 1
North West - 3 £590 - 1
South East -102 2 £525 -2.78%
East of England - 2 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Midlands - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 22301 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ISO 22301.

1 16 (61.54%) Business Continuity
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
5 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Azure
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (26.92%) Project Delivery
7 7 (26.92%) Social Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 6 (23.08%) PaaS
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) SLA
8 6 (23.08%) Intranet
9 5 (19.23%) Information Security
9 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
10 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (15.38%) Change Management
10 4 (15.38%) Management Information System

ISO 22301
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Azure
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (23.08%) PaaS
3 3 (11.54%) IaaS
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Sentinel
4 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Intranet
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.85%) SD-WAN
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Social Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Games
5 2 (7.69%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Business Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Resilience Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) CESG
2 3 (11.54%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Business Continuity
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Project Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 4 (15.38%) BCP
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
9 4 (15.38%) Cyber Resilience
9 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (11.54%) Due Diligence
10 3 (11.54%) ITIL 4
10 3 (11.54%) Resilience Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (11.54%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) CLAS
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCSD
4 2 (7.69%) OCA
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) HND
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (23.08%) SLA
3 4 (15.38%) GRC
3 4 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (15.38%) ISO 31000
3 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (15.38%) NIST
4 3 (11.54%) GDPR
4 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (11.54%) NCSC
4 3 (11.54%) NIST 800
5 2 (7.69%) COBIT
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CASB
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Broadcom
4 1 (3.85%) Carbon Black
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) CrowdStrike
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Meraki
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec