Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 660 791 764
Rank change year-on-year +131 -27 +2
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 33 87 136
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 47 95
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +28.51%
10th Percentile £248 £224 £210
90th Percentile £513 £708 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -10.00% -3.03% +33.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Median hourly rate £22.61 £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.80% -15.00% +42.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.61 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -46.80% -15.00% +42.86%

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 6,225 10,430 12,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.08% 10.76% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,766 6,521 8,247
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £219 £250 £258
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 352 362
Median hourly rate £24.88 £21.88 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.72% -2.76% +4.65%
10th Percentile £13.57 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £22.55 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.36% -19.02% +19.22%

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 6 April 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ISO 9001 over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Top 10 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 6 April 2020. 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 +113 28 £400 -5.88% 57
UK excluding London +88 27 £360 -10.00% 56
South East +79 9 £404 -10.28% 8
South West +20 8 £343 -40.43% 10
London +147 5 £438 -18.60% 2
Scotland +32 4 £200 - 1
North of England +65 3 - - 15
North West +34 3 - - 7
East of England +28 3 - - 8
Work from Home +8 1 £438 +14.75% 1

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) QA
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
5 6 (18.18%) ISO 14001
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.09%) QMS

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 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Broadband
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Babel
1 2 (6.06%) Grunt
1 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
1 2 (6.06%) Mocha
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Author
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Assurance Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.06%) Chai
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) CSS3
1 2 (6.06%) Ember.js
1 2 (6.06%) Handlebars
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) HTML5
1 2 (6.06%) JSLint
1 2 (6.06%) LESS
1 2 (6.06%) React
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (6.06%) Sass
1 2 (6.06%) Vue.js
2 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Digital TV
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Internal Audit
6 3 (9.09%) ITSM
6 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (9.09%) QMS
6 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Ruby
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) MCSA
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (6.06%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VCAP
5 1 (3.03%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) QA
3 6 (18.18%) ISO 14001
3 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
5 3 (9.09%) GDPR
6 1 (3.03%) COBIT
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.03%) Def Stans
6 1 (3.03%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 31000
6 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (3.03%) NIST
6 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Guardium
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Imperva
4 1 (3.03%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Qualys
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
4 1 (3.03%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.03%) Verint
4 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard