Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 716 752 656
Rank change year-on-year +36 -96 -96
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 152 98 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.17% 0.88% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 108
UK median daily rate £400 £335 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -18.54% +2.81%
10th Percentile £193 £150 £246
90th Percentile £525 £425 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £407
% change year-on-year +19.40% -17.74% +8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 30
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -65.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30.00 £13.50 £25.78
90th Percentile £50.00 £14.50 £53.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +185.71% -65.00% +14.29%

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 12,948 11,103 12,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 11.66% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,467 7,273 8,074
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £225 £230
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 387 467
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.74 £10.95 £11.31
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £21.98 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.96% -13.82% +27.50%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +46 151 £400 +19.40% 132
UK excluding London +40 106 £400 +19.40% 132
London -25 44 £225 -43.75% 9
South East -2 31 £400 +3.23% 31
East of England +11 30 £475 - 20
Midlands +4 22 £325 +51.16% 21
South West +6 13 £400 +11.11% 19
West Midlands - 12 £325 - 13
East Midlands -17 10 £338 +56.98% 8
North of England +35 9 £475 +66.67% 32
Yorkshire - 6 £475 - 13
North West - 3 £320 - 13
Scotland -28 1 £300 +9.09% 3

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 60 (39.47%) ITIL
2 46 (30.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (27.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 37 (24.34%) Configuration Management
5 31 (20.39%) SLA
5 31 (20.39%) Security Cleared
6 28 (18.42%) Service Management
6 28 (18.42%) Change Management
7 27 (17.76%) Active Directory
8 26 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
8 26 (17.11%) Information Security
9 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 23 (15.13%) Project Management
10 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (15.13%) Banking
10 23 (15.13%) International Banking
11 21 (13.82%) Windows
12 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
12 19 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 18 (11.84%) Degree
14 17 (11.18%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (11.18%) Quality Management
14 17 (11.18%) Management Information System
15 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (10.53%) C
16 14 (9.21%) C#
16 14 (9.21%) .NET
16 14 (9.21%) ISO 14001
17 13 (8.55%) SQL Server

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 9 (5.92%) Confluence
1 9 (5.92%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Documentum
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.32%) Primavera
2 1 (0.66%) Demantra
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.66%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.92%) IaaS
2 9 (5.92%) PaaS
3 6 (3.95%) Office 365
4 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.66%) npm
5 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) Firewall
2 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.29%) Network Security
3 5 (3.29%) SMS
4 4 (2.63%) MPLS
5 3 (1.97%) Broadband
5 3 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.97%) Internet
6 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.66%) 2G
7 1 (0.66%) 3G
7 1 (0.66%) 4G
7 1 (0.66%) DHCP
7 1 (0.66%) DNS
7 1 (0.66%) LAN
7 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.66%) Skype
7 1 (0.66%) VPN
7 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) DTS
5 1 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.92%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.92%) JIRA
4 9 (5.92%) Maven
4 9 (5.92%) NuGet
4 9 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (5.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) Bower
6 1 (0.66%) Grunt
6 1 (0.66%) gulp
6 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.66%) Moq
6 1 (0.66%) NUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (15.13%) Banking
1 23 (15.13%) International Banking
2 12 (7.89%) Military
3 9 (5.92%) Finance
4 8 (5.26%) Legal
4 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.63%) Retail
7 3 (1.97%) Law
8 2 (1.32%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (1.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.66%) French Language
9 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (32.89%) Analyst
2 23 (15.13%) Service Analyst
2 23 (15.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) Banking Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Service Manager
5 11 (7.24%) Consultant
5 11 (7.24%) Developer
6 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Configuration Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Service Desk Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Risk Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Transition Manager
10 5 (3.29%) GDPR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) .NET Core
2 9 (5.92%) REST
3 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.97%) WAP
5 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.66%) CSS
5 1 (0.66%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.66%) jQuery
5 1 (0.66%) MFC
5 1 (0.66%) OAuth
5 1 (0.66%) OpenID
5 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.66%) WinForms
5 1 (0.66%) WPF
5 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.58%) CMDB
3 7 (4.61%) Optoelectronics
4 4 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.97%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.66%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.66%) Life Science
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.82%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
3 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.32%) HPUX
4 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.32%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.47%) ITIL
2 37 (24.34%) Configuration Management
3 28 (18.42%) Change Management
3 28 (18.42%) Service Management
4 26 (17.11%) Information Security
5 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.13%) Project Management
6 17 (11.18%) Quality Management
7 13 (8.55%) Change Control
7 13 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (8.55%) Process Improvement
7 13 (8.55%) QMS
8 12 (7.89%) Programme Management
8 12 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 11 (7.24%) Data Management
9 11 (7.24%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.24%) SDLC
9 11 (7.24%) TDD
10 10 (6.58%) ISMS
10 10 (6.58%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.53%) C
2 14 (9.21%) C#
3 12 (7.89%) C++
4 9 (5.92%) CQL
4 9 (5.92%) Java
5 6 (3.95%) SQL
6 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (20.39%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.84%) Degree
4 17 (11.18%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.92%) CISSP
6 7 (4.61%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.95%) CISA
7 6 (3.95%) CISM
7 6 (3.95%) IRCA
7 6 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (2.63%) PhD
9 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.97%) GSLC
10 2 (1.32%) HNC
10 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.66%) HND
11 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (30.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (27.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 31 (20.39%) SLA
4 14 (9.21%) ISO 14001
5 12 (7.89%) QA
6 11 (7.24%) Def Stans
6 11 (7.24%) GDPR
7 10 (6.58%) PCI DSS
8 5 (3.29%) ISO 22301
8 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 5 (3.29%) PMO
9 3 (1.97%) ISO 13485
9 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.97%) TickIT
10 2 (1.32%) IEC 62304
10 2 (1.32%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.66%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.66%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 27 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Firmware
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Opsview
2 2 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.92%) VMware
3 5 (3.29%) Huawei
4 4 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (1.97%) Blue Coat
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco
5 3 (1.97%) F5
5 3 (1.97%) Fortinet
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle
5 3 (1.97%) Palo Alto
5 3 (1.97%) Qualys
5 3 (1.97%) Sourcefire
5 3 (1.97%) Splunk
5 3 (1.97%) Tufin
6 2 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.66%) NCR
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) SAP