Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 720 656
Rank change year-on-year -14 -64 -141
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 137 179 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 1.47% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 130 120
UK median daily rate £372 £315 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.10% -17.65% +2.00%
10th Percentile £237 £217 £278
90th Percentile £485 £448 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £315 £375
% change year-on-year +18.10% -16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 30
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -14.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £23.15 £25.00 £23.53
90th Percentile £48.78 £39.93 £40.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year -1.64% -14.69% +30.00%

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 12316 12215 13504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.39% 11.48% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8077 7902 8633
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +3.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £630 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 447 464
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.41% +7.75%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £47.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.01% +10.51%

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 19 October 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 19 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISO 9001 in the UK

ISO 9001
Top 14 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 19 October 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 -5 133 £372 +18.10% 18
UK excluding London +1 116 £372 +18.10% 16
South East +9 39 £340 -15.00% 4
South West +8 28 £425 +34.92% 1
East of England 0 23 - - 1
London +7 15 £469 +87.50% 2
North of England +48 13 £335 +22.26% 4
Midlands +21 12 £400 +12.28% 6
North West +35 9 £335 +32.67% 2
East Midlands -9 7 - - 2
West Midlands +32 5 £400 +6.67% 4
North East +31 3 £310 +13.14% 1
Yorkshire +36 1 £550 - 1
Scotland +18 1 £300 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 41 (29.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (28.47%) ITIL
3 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
4 29 (21.17%) Quality Management
5 24 (17.52%) QMS
6 23 (16.79%) Performance Management
7 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
8 20 (14.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 20 (14.60%) Service Design
8 20 (14.60%) Service Delivery
8 20 (14.60%) QA
9 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
10 18 (13.14%) Service Management
10 18 (13.14%) Telecoms
10 18 (13.14%) Logistics
10 18 (13.14%) DV Cleared
11 17 (12.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 17 (12.41%) ISO 14001
12 16 (11.68%) Finance
12 16 (11.68%) Risk Management
12 16 (11.68%) Information Security
13 15 (10.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (8.76%) Internal Audit
15 12 (8.76%) SQL
15 12 (8.76%) Oracle
15 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
16 11 (8.03%) Configuration 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 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (5.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) IaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) npm
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) Broadband
2 6 (4.38%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.19%) PPP
3 3 (2.19%) SMS
4 2 (1.46%) 2G
4 2 (1.46%) 3G
4 2 (1.46%) 4G
5 1 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) HTTP
5 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.73%) Skype
5 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.19%) DTS
4 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.73%) DB2
5 1 (0.73%) EDMS
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.46%) NUnit
3 1 (0.73%) Bower
3 1 (0.73%) Gradle
3 1 (0.73%) Grunt
3 1 (0.73%) gulp
3 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.73%) Moq
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.73%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (13.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.68%) Finance
3 11 (8.03%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.11%) Legal
5 4 (2.92%) Back Office
6 3 (2.19%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (2.19%) Military
7 2 (1.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.73%) French Language
8 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.73%) Local Government
8 1 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (16.79%) Service Manager
2 21 (15.33%) Analyst
3 14 (10.22%) Service Transition Manager
3 14 (10.22%) Transition Manager
4 9 (6.57%) Auditor
5 8 (5.84%) Functional Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) Service Design Manager
6 7 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Quality Manager
6 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.65%) HR Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Consultant
8 4 (2.92%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.92%) IT Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.73%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) ISPF
3 1 (0.73%) jQuery
3 1 (0.73%) JSON
3 1 (0.73%) OAuth
3 1 (0.73%) OpenID
3 1 (0.73%) SAML
3 1 (0.73%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Digital TV
4 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) CMDB
6 1 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.73%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
6 1 (0.73%) RIA
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.30%) Windows
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) HPUX
4 1 (0.73%) MVS
4 1 (0.73%) Solaris
4 1 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) ITIL
2 29 (21.17%) Quality Management
3 24 (17.52%) QMS
4 23 (16.79%) Performance Management
5 20 (14.60%) Service Delivery
5 20 (14.60%) Service Design
6 18 (13.14%) Logistics
6 18 (13.14%) Service Management
7 16 (11.68%) Information Security
7 16 (11.68%) Risk Management
8 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.76%) Internal Audit
10 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.30%) CRM
11 10 (7.30%) People Management
11 10 (7.30%) Project Management
11 10 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.57%) Coaching
12 9 (6.57%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) SQL
2 8 (5.84%) C
3 6 (4.38%) C#
4 5 (3.65%) C++
5 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.73%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) REXX
7 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.14%) DV Cleared
4 17 (12.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (8.03%) Degree
6 5 (3.65%) IRCA
7 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.92%) PhD
8 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.19%) HNC
9 2 (1.46%) ISEB
9 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.73%) CISA
10 1 (0.73%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.73%) MCSE
10 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.73%) VCP5
10 1 (0.73%) VCP6
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (29.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (14.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 20 (14.60%) QA
3 17 (12.41%) ISO 14001
4 9 (6.57%) SLA
5 8 (5.84%) PMO
6 5 (3.65%) NEBOSH
7 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (1.46%) Def Stans
8 2 (1.46%) GDPR
8 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (1.46%) TickIT
9 1 (0.73%) BS7799
9 1 (0.73%) COBIT
9 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.73%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Ansible
1 1 (0.73%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.73%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.73%) Perfmon
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
1 1 (0.73%) SCOM
1 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle
3 7 (5.11%) Adobe
3 7 (5.11%) Huawei
4 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.92%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.73%) Avaya
6 1 (0.73%) BMC
6 1 (0.73%) CA
6 1 (0.73%) Dell
6 1 (0.73%) HP
6 1 (0.73%) IBM
6 1 (0.73%) Lotus
6 1 (0.73%) New Relic
6 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.73%) Sybase
6 1 (0.73%) VMware