The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO 9000
UK
Rank 575 633 591
Rank change year-on-year +58 -42  
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 21 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.017% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 26
Median daily rate £400 £500 £698
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -28.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £274 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £590 £745
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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5286 5939 6240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.21% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 3779 3778
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 199 175
Median hourly rate £19.95 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% +56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £49.50
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

ISO 9000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 9000 in the UK

ISO 9000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 9000 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 9000 in the UK

ISO 9000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 9000 in the UK

ISO 9000
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +47 20 £400 -21.95% 3
London - 10 £388 -
South East +29 6 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £365 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £365 -
Kent - 2 £538 -
Surrey +9 1 £550 +4.76%
West Midlands +7 1 - - 1
East of England -3 1 - -
South West - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £355 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Rugby - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Brighton - 1 - -

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for ISO 9000.

1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Six Sigma
4 9 (30.00%) PMI
4 9 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 9 (30.00%) CRM
4 9 (30.00%) TQM
5 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
6 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (13.33%) CMDB
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Test Management
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) ISEB
8 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery

ISO 9000
Top Related 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Workday HCM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) CRM Manager
1 9 (30.00%) CRM Project Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Assistant Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) PMI
2 4 (13.33%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Project Management
2 11 (36.67%) Six Sigma
3 9 (30.00%) CRM
3 9 (30.00%) TQM
4 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.33%) CBAP
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) Basel II
2 2 (6.67%) Def Stans
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.33%) ISO19770
3 1 (3.33%) RMADS
3 1 (3.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.00%) Teradata
3 2 (6.67%) Workday
4 1 (3.33%) Cadence
4 1 (3.33%) NCR
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) VMware