Period
to 26 January 2022

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 26 January 2022 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
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 795 592 726
Rank change year-on-year -203 +134 +79
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 42 23 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 27
10th Percentile £157 £197 £208
25th Percentile - £309 £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £200 £388 £360
Median % change year-on-year -48.39% +7.64% -15.29%
75th Percentile £342 £548 £424
90th Percentile £561 £840 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £265 £375
% change year-on-year -24.60% -29.27% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
10th Percentile £50.78 £29.18 £30.08
25th Percentile £53.08 £32.50 £43.69
Median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +54.41%
75th Percentile - - £54.06
90th Percentile - £58.50 £54.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.54 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +25.64% -14.29% +54.41%

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 11,473 5,131 7,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 12.14% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,804 3,385 5,030
10th Percentile £275 £263 £240
25th Percentile £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 230 299
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.80 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.13 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.05 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +9.26% +0.24% +3.73%
75th Percentile £49.25 £41.88 £47.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.05 £21.42
% change year-on-year -12.11% -1.70% +5.78%

ISO 9001
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO 9001.

Daily rate trend for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO 9001 over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISO 9001.

Hourly rate trend for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
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 9001 within the UK over the 6 months to 26 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -197 32 £309 -11.86% 129
UK excluding London -102 30 £200 -24.60% 132
North of England -44 14 £250 +23.76% 32
North West -35 9 £383 - 14
Work from Home -148 9 £603 +24.87% 10
London -176 7 £1,000 +158.06% 5
Scotland - 6 £200 - 5
Yorkshire -28 5 £200 -0.99% 17
South East -68 5 £373 -14.10% 38
South West -51 3 £317 - 14
Wales - 2 £130 - 3
East of England - 1 £550 - 22

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 25 (59.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) MCP
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
5 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 10 (23.81%) MCSE
5 10 (23.81%) MCSA
5 10 (23.81%) CCNA
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (23.81%) VMS
6 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 8 (19.05%) Social Skills
8 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 7 (16.67%) Security Management
8 7 (16.67%) Information Security
9 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
9 6 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (11.90%) TOGAF Certification

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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (4.76%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.38%) Azure
4 1 (2.38%) npm
4 1 (2.38%) PowerApps
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) GPRS
1 2 (4.76%) GSM
1 2 (4.76%) NAS
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) VLAN
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) EDMS
3 1 (2.38%) Metadata
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 8 (19.05%) Social Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Support
3 6 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Technician
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Core
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.76%) MFC
2 2 (4.76%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) OpenID
3 1 (2.38%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) Universal Windows Platform
3 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analogue Electronics
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) FPGA
2 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security
4 7 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 7 (16.67%) Security Management
4 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 6 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) Business Case
7 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) UML
8 3 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
3 2 (4.76%) VC++
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) MCP
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) CCNA
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.81%) MCSA
2 10 (23.81%) MCSE
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) CISA
9 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) ISACA
9 1 (2.38%) ISEB
9 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.38%) MBCS
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (59.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.52%) QA
4 3 (7.14%) ISO 14001
5 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.76%) GDPR
5 2 (4.76%) IEC 61508
5 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (2.38%) GxP
6 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.38%) SLA
6 1 (2.38%) SOC 2
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) MIIS
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Sparx
4 2 (4.76%) Atmel
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Nintex
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Xilinx