Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 9001
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 713 750 661
Rank change year-on-year +37 -89 -115
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 174 141 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.33% 1.18% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 127
UK median daily rate £340 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -16.00% -
10th Percentile £191 £170 £275
90th Percentile £525 £424 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £375
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 25
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -12.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £23.38 £25.00 £24.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.93 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.64% -12.86% +27.27%

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 13132 11937 13459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.34% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8585 7781 8508
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 424 477
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.82 £11.61
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.53 £51.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year -19.00% +11.73% +14.74%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 9001 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 +48 172 £340 +7.94% 32
UK excluding London +39 126 £375 +19.05% 29
London +11 45 £225 -32.08% 6
South East +14 44 £340 -15.00% 5
South West -4 29 £425 +34.92% 3
East of England +6 28 £475 - 1
Midlands +22 14 £316 -5.60% 5
North of England +36 10 £335 +25.23% 12
North West +26 8 £320 +77.78% 8
East Midlands -18 7 £275 -17.91% 4
West Midlands - 7 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £513 - 2
Scotland -3 1 £300 +20.00% 2

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 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 9001.

1 67 (38.51%) ITIL
2 47 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 43 (24.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (23.56%) Service Management
5 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
6 35 (20.11%) Configuration Management
7 34 (19.54%) SLA
8 30 (17.24%) Quality Management
9 26 (14.94%) Active Directory
10 25 (14.37%) Banking
11 23 (13.22%) International Banking
11 23 (13.22%) Change Management
11 23 (13.22%) Performance Management
11 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
12 22 (12.64%) QMS
12 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (12.64%) Information Security
13 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
14 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery
15 19 (10.92%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (10.92%) Service Design
16 18 (10.34%) QA
17 17 (9.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 17 (9.77%) Telecoms
17 17 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel
17 17 (9.77%) DV Cleared
17 17 (9.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (9.20%) Project Management

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 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (9.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (9.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Office 365
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) npm
4 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) Broadband
2 5 (2.87%) Internet
2 5 (2.87%) SMS
3 4 (2.30%) Firewall
3 4 (2.30%) MPLS
4 3 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (1.72%) Network Security
5 2 (1.15%) 2G
5 2 (1.15%) 3G
5 2 (1.15%) 4G
5 2 (1.15%) DNS
5 2 (1.15%) PPP
5 2 (1.15%) Skype
6 1 (0.57%) DHCP
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.72%) DTS
3 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) EDMS
4 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.15%) NUnit
3 1 (0.57%) Bower
3 1 (0.57%) Gradle
3 1 (0.57%) Grunt
3 1 (0.57%) gulp
3 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.57%) Moq
3 1 (0.57%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (14.37%) Banking
2 23 (13.22%) International Banking
3 17 (9.77%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.62%) Finance
5 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.02%) Legal
7 5 (2.87%) Military
8 3 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.15%) Retail
10 1 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (29.89%) Analyst
2 25 (14.37%) Service Analyst
3 24 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (12.64%) Service Manager
5 18 (10.34%) Banking Analyst
6 17 (9.77%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 17 (9.77%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (7.47%) Service Transition Manager
7 13 (7.47%) Transition Manager
8 9 (5.17%) Auditor
9 8 (4.60%) Consultant
9 8 (4.60%) Functional Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Service Design Manager
10 7 (4.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.45%) .NET
2 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.72%) WAP
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) jQuery
4 1 (0.57%) JSON
4 1 (0.57%) OAuth
4 1 (0.57%) OpenID
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
4 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.47%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.75%) Optoelectronics
4 5 (2.87%) Digital TV
4 5 (2.87%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.72%) CMDB
5 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.15%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Life Science
7 1 (0.57%) PACS
7 1 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.32%) Windows
2 3 (1.72%) Linux
3 2 (1.15%) Unix
3 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) HPUX
4 1 (0.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.51%) ITIL
2 41 (23.56%) Service Management
3 35 (20.11%) Configuration Management
4 30 (17.24%) Quality Management
5 23 (13.22%) Change Management
5 23 (13.22%) Performance Management
6 22 (12.64%) Information Security
6 22 (12.64%) QMS
7 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery
8 19 (10.92%) Service Design
9 16 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (9.20%) Logistics
9 16 (9.20%) Project Management
9 16 (9.20%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.05%) Validation
11 13 (7.47%) PRINCE2
12 12 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (5.75%) Internal Audit
13 10 (5.75%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) C
2 9 (5.17%) SQL
3 5 (2.87%) C#
3 5 (2.87%) C++
4 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) Ruby
5 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.92%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (9.77%) DV Cleared
4 17 (9.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (6.90%) Degree
6 6 (3.45%) PhD
7 5 (2.87%) IRCA
8 3 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (1.15%) CISA
9 2 (1.15%) HNC
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CCNA
10 1 (0.57%) CISM
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 43 (24.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (19.54%) SLA
4 18 (10.34%) QA
5 16 (9.20%) ISO 14001
6 9 (5.17%) PMO
7 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 4 (2.30%) Def Stans
8 4 (2.30%) GDPR
8 4 (2.30%) NEBOSH
8 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.72%) TickIT
10 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.57%) HL7
11 1 (0.57%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 26 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.57%) Ansible
2 1 (0.57%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) SCOM
2 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) Huawei
4 7 (4.02%) Adobe
5 5 (2.87%) Cisco
6 3 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.72%) Ericsson
6 3 (1.72%) F5
6 3 (1.72%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.72%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.72%) Qualys
6 3 (1.72%) Sourcefire
6 3 (1.72%) Splunk
6 3 (1.72%) Tufin
7 1 (0.57%) AppNeta
7 1 (0.57%) IFS
7 1 (0.57%) New Relic
7 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.57%) Veeam