Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 9001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 9001 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 9001
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 742 680
Rank change year-on-year -57 -62 +6
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 80 104 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 0.97% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 135
UK median daily rate £450 £313 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -13.43% -0.55%
10th Percentile £267 £165 £230
90th Percentile £515 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £310 £356
% change year-on-year +37.10% -12.80% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 23
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -8.05% +16.00%
10th Percentile £35.65 £29.88 £35.25
90th Percentile £40.60 £50.35 £53.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +6.00% -13.79% +16.00%

ISO 9001 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 9001
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 9001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 9001.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 9001 over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9001.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9001 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
UK excluding London -7 71 £425 +37.10% 110
England -75 71 £473 +48.24% 115
South East -6 24 £400 +7.53% 24
East of England +23 21 £475 - 12
Midlands -19 12 £425 +157.58% 28
West Midlands -3 9 £425 - 17
Scotland -35 7 £225 -18.18% 3
London -52 7 £525 +27.27% 11
North of England -39 4 £475 +53.23% 26
Yorkshire -11 3 £475 +58.33% 8
East Midlands -16 3 £335 +103.03% 11
South West -16 3 £150 -59.46% 14
North East -6 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 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 9001.

1 33 (41.25%) ITIL
2 31 (38.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 25 (31.25%) Degree
5 22 (27.50%) Management Information System
6 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 15 (18.75%) Information Security
8 15 (18.75%) Process Improvement
9 14 (17.50%) QMS
9 14 (17.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 14 (17.50%) Military
9 14 (17.50%) Programme Management
9 14 (17.50%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (16.25%) C
10 13 (16.25%) Information Management
10 13 (16.25%) PCI DSS
11 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (15.00%) Data Management
11 12 (15.00%) CMDB
11 12 (15.00%) IIS
11 12 (15.00%) Windows
11 12 (15.00%) PDM
11 12 (15.00%) Change Management
11 12 (15.00%) Def Stans
12 11 (13.75%) GDPR

ISO 9001
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 12 (15.00%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) Confluence
3 3 (3.75%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (17.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Demantra
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.25%) Primavera
1 1 (1.25%) Q-Pulse
1 1 (1.25%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) NuGet
3 4 (5.00%) IaaS
3 4 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Firewall
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco ICM
2 3 (3.75%) VoIP
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Broadband
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) EDMS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 6 (7.50%) Maven
3 6 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (7.50%) SonarQube
3 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) Toad
5 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (17.50%) Military
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Data Analyst
3 7 (8.75%) Architect
3 7 (8.75%) Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Security Architect
4 6 (7.50%) Consultant
4 6 (7.50%) Designer
4 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Process Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) ITIL Service Designer
6 3 (3.75%) Security Consultant
6 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) ERP Analyst
7 2 (2.50%) HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) .NET Core
2 6 (7.50%) REST
3 1 (1.25%) MDX
3 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (15.00%) CMDB
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.75%) Driving Licence
5 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (7.50%) Smartcard
6 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.00%) Optoelectronics
8 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.25%) Contactless
9 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.25%) Derivative
9 1 (1.25%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.25%) iPhone
9 1 (1.25%) NHS
9 1 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 15 (18.75%) Information Security
4 15 (18.75%) Process Improvement
5 14 (17.50%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (17.50%) Programme Management
5 14 (17.50%) QMS
6 13 (16.25%) Information Management
7 12 (15.00%) Change Management
7 12 (15.00%) Data Management
7 12 (15.00%) PDM
8 11 (13.75%) Validation
9 10 (12.50%) Internal Audit
9 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.00%) SDLC
10 8 (10.00%) Security Management
11 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) C
2 9 (11.25%) C++
3 7 (8.75%) C#
3 7 (8.75%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) CQL
5 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.75%) SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
7 1 (1.25%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) CISSP
4 10 (12.50%) CISM
4 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.25%) CISA
6 6 (7.50%) CREST Certified
6 6 (7.50%) IISP
7 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.75%) HNC
8 3 (3.75%) HND
9 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.25%) GSLC
9 1 (1.25%) IRCA
9 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (38.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (16.25%) PCI DSS
3 12 (15.00%) Def Stans
4 11 (13.75%) GDPR
5 10 (12.50%) QA
6 8 (10.00%) ISO 22301
7 7 (8.75%) ISO 14001
8 6 (7.50%) ISAE 3402
8 6 (7.50%) ISO 31000
8 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (5.00%) SLA
10 3 (3.75%) ISO 13485
11 2 (2.50%) IEC 62304
11 2 (2.50%) PMO
12 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (1.25%) ISO 9002
12 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) XenApp
2 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Nessus
1 6 (7.50%) Opsview
1 6 (7.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Cisco
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) ArcSight
4 6 (7.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (7.50%) Centrify
4 6 (7.50%) IBM
4 6 (7.50%) Imperva
4 6 (7.50%) McAfee
4 6 (7.50%) Qualys
4 6 (7.50%) Splunk
4 6 (7.50%) Sun
4 6 (7.50%) Trend Micro
4 6 (7.50%) Tripwire
5 3 (3.75%) Avaya
5 3 (3.75%) Genesys
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) SAP