Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 741 799 733
Rank change year-on-year +58 -66 +33
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 63 87 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.72% 0.77% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 96
UK median daily rate £325 £450 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +38.04% +6.02%
10th Percentile £158 £213 £191
90th Percentile £481 £544 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £372
% change year-on-year -8.82% +14.25% +20.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.69% +13.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £28.18 £29.70 £23.70
90th Percentile £54.13 £39.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +39.69% -2.86% +14.75%

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 8,803 11,285 13,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.48% 10.83% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,486 7,147 8,524
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.69% +1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 387 378
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +10.00% -15.90%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.88% +5.00% -20.00%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +68 61 £331 -26.39% 132
UK excluding London +45 47 £388 -8.82% 124
London +95 15 £325 -33.33% 11
South West 0 14 £325 - 23
South East +37 13 £410 -23.72% 28
Midlands +31 8 £300 -28.57% 34
North of England +31 6 £475 +30.14% 19
West Midlands +40 5 £300 -10.11% 22
East of England +27 5 £400 +4.92% 17
North West +29 4 £525 - 7
East Midlands +15 3 - - 12
Yorkshire +27 2 £325 -10.96% 7
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 21 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (30.16%) Quality Management
3 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
5 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (17.46%) ITIL
7 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
8 10 (15.87%) ISO 14001
8 10 (15.87%) Windows
8 10 (15.87%) QA
8 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 9 (14.29%) Internet
9 9 (14.29%) Finance
9 9 (14.29%) Internal Audit
10 8 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (12.70%) Change Control
11 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.11%) QMS
11 7 (11.11%) Service Management
11 7 (11.11%) Change Management
11 7 (11.11%) Six Sigma
11 7 (11.11%) Public Sector
12 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
12 6 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (9.52%) Test Planning

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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.59%) InDesign
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.59%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (6.35%) G Suite
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) Broadband
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) TETRA
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Babel
2 2 (3.17%) Grunt
2 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.17%) Mocha
3 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 5 (7.94%) Legal
5 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Military
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Analyst
2 5 (7.94%) Information Manager
2 5 (7.94%) Quality Engineer
2 5 (7.94%) Tester
3 4 (6.35%) Developer
3 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Operations Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Auditor
5 2 (3.17%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (3.17%) QA Engineer
5 2 (3.17%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Technical Writer
5 2 (3.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.17%) Chai
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
1 2 (3.17%) CSS3
1 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
1 2 (3.17%) Handlebars
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
1 2 (3.17%) HTML5
1 2 (3.17%) JSLint
1 2 (3.17%) LESS
1 2 (3.17%) React
1 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (3.17%) Sass
1 2 (3.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Digital TV
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) NHS
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Photography
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Quality Management
2 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
3 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) Internal Audit
5 8 (12.70%) Change Control
6 7 (11.11%) Change Management
6 7 (11.11%) QMS
6 7 (11.11%) Service Management
6 7 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 6 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.94%) Document Management
8 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) System Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) C
2 3 (4.76%) C#
2 3 (4.76%) Ruby
3 2 (3.17%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) CISA
4 2 (3.17%) CISM
4 2 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.17%) CRISC
4 2 (3.17%) HNC
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) CCA
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.59%) IRCA
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.87%) ISO 14001
2 10 (15.87%) QA
3 9 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (6.35%) Def Stans
5 3 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.76%) ISO 13485
5 3 (4.76%) SLA
6 2 (3.17%) NIST
6 2 (3.17%) TickIT
7 1 (1.59%) COSHH
7 1 (1.59%) GDPR
7 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
7 1 (1.59%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.59%) ISO 9002
7 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
2 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Google
3 4 (6.35%) Mitel
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Acronis
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Avaya
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.59%) Meraki
5 1 (1.59%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Verint
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.59%) YouTube