Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 691 706
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 -220
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 124 203 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 1.67% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 136 115
UK median daily rate £356 £318 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.13% -12.05% -5.62%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £278
90th Percentile £485 £475 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £318 £361
% change year-on-year +7.09% -12.05% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 22
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +40.19%
10th Percentile £23.55 £25.00 £27.50
90th Percentile £50.12 £47.09 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +44.23%

ISO 9001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11390 12169 13178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.81% 11.20% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7398 7850 8390
UK median daily rate £443 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 427 409
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +4.41% +7.75%
10th Percentile £11.06 £10.75 £11.21
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £55.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.54
% change year-on-year -2.22% +4.47% +7.69%

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 August 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 18 August 2017.

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 August 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 -22 121 £356 +13.02% 21
UK excluding London -28 102 £340 +7.09% 21
South East +7 34 £330 -17.50% 3
South West -1 30 £425 +34.92% 3
London +18 17 £525 +110.00% 1
North of England +26 14 £310 +15.89% 11
East of England -3 13 - -
Midlands +13 11 £438 +30.60% 4
North West +28 8 £320 +26.73% 8
East Midlands -22 8 £400 +8.84% 2
North East +13 4 £310 +15.89% 2
West Midlands +41 3 £475 +46.15% 2
Yorkshire +30 2 £300 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 39 (31.45%) ITIL
2 37 (29.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (20.16%) Security Cleared
4 22 (17.74%) Quality Management
5 19 (15.32%) Performance Management
6 18 (14.52%) QMS
6 18 (14.52%) QA
6 18 (14.52%) Service Management
7 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
7 17 (13.71%) Service Delivery
7 17 (13.71%) ISO 14001
7 17 (13.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 16 (12.90%) Service Design
8 16 (12.90%) Oracle
8 16 (12.90%) Finance
8 16 (12.90%) Logistics
9 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
10 14 (11.29%) Degree
11 12 (9.68%) DV Cleared
12 11 (8.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (8.87%) SQL
12 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
12 11 (8.87%) Project Management
13 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
13 10 (8.06%) SLA
13 10 (8.06%) CRM

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 7 (5.65%) CMS
2 6 (4.84%) ColdFusion
2 6 (4.84%) Railo
3 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) Documentum
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.61%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Broadband
2 5 (4.03%) Internet
2 5 (4.03%) PPP
3 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) 2G
4 1 (0.81%) 3G
4 1 (0.81%) 4G
4 1 (0.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) Extranet
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) NAS
4 1 (0.81%) Profibus
4 1 (0.81%) Skype
4 1 (0.81%) SMS
4 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.61%) DTS
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) EDMS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Hudson
2 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.81%) Gradle
4 1 (0.81%) NUnit
4 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.90%) Finance
3 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.23%) Back Office
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.61%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (15.32%) Analyst
2 18 (14.52%) Service Manager
3 12 (9.68%) Transition Manager
4 9 (7.26%) Service Transition Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 6 (4.84%) Auditor
6 6 (4.84%) Consultant
6 6 (4.84%) Developer
7 5 (4.03%) HR Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Quality Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.23%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.23%) Service Design Manager
9 3 (2.42%) Internal Auditor
9 3 (2.42%) Software Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) CSS
1 7 (5.65%) HTML
1 7 (5.65%) jQuery
2 6 (4.84%) HTML5
2 6 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.61%) .NET
3 2 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (0.81%) ISPF
4 1 (0.81%) SAML
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) Digital TV
4 4 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Clustering
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.81%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) VHDL
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.42%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.81%) MVS
5 1 (0.81%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.45%) ITIL
2 22 (17.74%) Quality Management
3 19 (15.32%) Performance Management
4 18 (14.52%) QMS
4 18 (14.52%) Service Management
5 17 (13.71%) Service Delivery
6 16 (12.90%) Logistics
6 16 (12.90%) Service Design
7 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.87%) Project Management
8 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.06%) CRM
8 10 (8.06%) Internal Audit
8 10 (8.06%) People Management
8 10 (8.06%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.45%) Information Security
11 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.87%) SQL
2 9 (7.26%) C
3 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.03%) C++
5 3 (2.42%) C#
6 2 (1.61%) Python
6 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) REXX
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (20.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.29%) Degree
2 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.23%) HNC
7 3 (2.42%) ISEB
7 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.61%) IRCA
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) PhD
8 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.81%) MCSE
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.81%) VCP5
9 1 (0.81%) VCP6
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (14.52%) QA
3 17 (13.71%) ISO 14001
3 17 (13.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (8.06%) SLA
5 6 (4.84%) PMO
6 5 (4.03%) NEBOSH
7 4 (3.23%) TickIT
8 2 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (1.61%) GDPR
8 2 (1.61%) ISO 9000
8 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.81%) BS7799
9 1 (0.81%) COBIT
9 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Firmware
2 1 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
2 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) Oracle
2 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.23%) Ericsson
3 4 (3.23%) Huawei
4 3 (2.42%) Adobe
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco
4 3 (2.42%) HP
5 2 (1.61%) CA
5 2 (1.61%) SAP
5 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.61%) Sun
5 2 (1.61%) Veritas
5 2 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
6 1 (0.81%) AppNeta
6 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.81%) Lotus
6 1 (0.81%) New Relic
6 1 (0.81%) Rockwell