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 26 April 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 9000
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 646 625
Rank change year-on-year +58 -21  
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 12 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.016% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.15% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 19
Median daily rate £399 £500 £673
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.25% -25.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £222 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £746
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £475 £675
% change year-on-year -2.89% -29.62%  
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 5346 6160 6402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.50% 11.03% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3485 3972 3888
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 £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 196 182
Median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.84% -1.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £53.15 £47.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

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 26 April 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9000.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 9000 in the UK

ISO 9000
Top 12 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 26 April 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 +55 11 £400 -25.58% 4
London +18 4 £388 -38.00% 1
South East +19 3 £538 +19.44% 1
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £538 -
Surrey +4 1 £550 +22.22%
Milton Keynes - 1 £355 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £355 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £355 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 16 (53.33%) Project Management
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) TQM
3 11 (36.67%) PMI
3 11 (36.67%) PMI Certification
3 11 (36.67%) Six Sigma
4 9 (30.00%) CRM
5 8 (26.67%) Process Improvement
6 7 (23.33%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (20.00%) Time Management
7 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.00%) ISEB
10 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) QA
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.00%) Test Management
10 3 (10.00%) SDLC

ISO 9000
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 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (30.00%) CRM Manager
2 9 (30.00%) CRM Project Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Assistant Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Workday Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Biotechnology
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Project Management
2 11 (36.67%) Six Sigma
2 11 (36.67%) TQM
3 9 (30.00%) CRM
4 8 (26.67%) Process Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Time Management
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CBAP
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) Basel II
3 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.33%) ISO19770
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (3.33%) RMADS
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Teradata
2 2 (6.67%) Workday
3 1 (3.33%) Cadence
3 1 (3.33%) NCR
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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