Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 813 882
Rank change year-on-year -54 +69 -56
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 12 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.099% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 13
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -33.21%
10th Percentile £410 £353 £263
90th Percentile £491 £548 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -37.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £30.00 - £41.75
90th Percentile £55.00 - £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00

ISO 9000 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 12,176 10,681 12,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.17% 11.72% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,798 6,912 7,776
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.70% +0.63%
10th Percentile £256 £244 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 357 420
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -18.78% +14.53%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £55.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.90 £27.00
% change year-on-year +18.09% -26.30% +28.57%

ISO 9000
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 9000 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 9000 over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISO 9000 in the UK

ISO 9000
Top 9 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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 -68 12 £450 +20.00% 6
UK excluding London -7 11 £450 +12.50% 4
Midlands -10 6 £475 +33.80%
West Midlands -9 5 £481 -
East of England +5 2 £450 -
South East -21 2 - - 1
North West -8 1 - - 2
North of England -31 1 - - 2
London -50 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 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 9000.

1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) People Management
2 3 (25.00%) Def Stans
2 3 (25.00%) FMEA
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) CMMI
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) NCR
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) QMS
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) 802.1X

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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 802.11
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
1 1 (8.33%) NFC
1 1 (8.33%) UMTS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CMMI
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Data Management
1 3 (25.00%) FMEA
1 3 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 3 (25.00%) People Management
1 3 (25.00%) QMS
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CAPM
3 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) BS25999
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) IASME
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) NCR