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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 803 740 514
Rank change year-on-year -63 -226 +291
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 46 35 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.047% 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 12
10th Percentile £250 £200 £207
25th Percentile £300 £220 £241
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £315 £291
Median % change year-on-year +26.88% +8.52% -21.49%
75th Percentile £474 £503 £386
90th Percentile £553 £611 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £300 £308
% change year-on-year +35.83% -2.52% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
10th Percentile £14.52 - £19.95
25th Percentile £14.77 - £21.33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +160.87% -45.88%
75th Percentile - - £27.53
90th Percentile £42.29 - £32.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +160.87% -45.88%

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 11,224 9,241 3,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.84% 12.39% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,645 6,181 2,446
10th Percentile £300 £274 £263
25th Percentile £413 £375 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £470
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.26% +4.44%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 349 173
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.34 £11.51
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate £23.75 £20.80 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.18% -9.57% +7.99%
75th Percentile £53.75 £40.17 £44.50
90th Percentile £72.25 £62.27 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.89 £22.55
% change year-on-year +11.17% -16.21% -1.12%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
England -49 42 £400 +27.59% 124
UK excluding London -31 24 £408 +35.83% 122
Work from Home -45 15 £408 +29.98% 34
London -44 14 £250 - 9
North of England -31 7 £400 +90.48% 21
South East -15 6 £365 -2.67% 31
Yorkshire -10 5 £400 +100.00% 8
Midlands -27 5 £450 -28.00% 25
East of England 0 4 - - 12
West Midlands -31 3 £550 -12.00% 12
South West -10 2 £550 +73.50% 26
North West -23 2 £383 +27.50% 13
East Midlands - 2 £429 - 13

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 26 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (52.17%) Social Skills
3 15 (32.61%) ITIL
4 12 (26.09%) Service Management
4 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 11 (23.91%) Quality Management
6 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (19.57%) MCSE
7 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) QMS
9 7 (15.22%) Internal Audit
9 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
9 7 (15.22%) VMware
9 7 (15.22%) QA
9 7 (15.22%) Agile
9 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) MCSA
10 6 (13.04%) SAP
10 6 (13.04%) Logistics
10 6 (13.04%) SCOM
10 6 (13.04%) Finance
10 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.87%) SIAM
11 5 (10.87%) Iron Mountain
11 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.87%) Information Security

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 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (6.52%) AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Azure
2 3 (6.52%) GCP
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Key Vault
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Power Automate
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
1 4 (8.70%) MPLS
1 4 (8.70%) SD-WAN
1 4 (8.70%) WAN
1 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) QlikView
1 2 (4.35%) Tableau
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (52.17%) Social Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) General Ledger
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Law
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Auditor
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre Operator
3 3 (6.52%) IT Auditor
3 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Developer
4 2 (4.35%) IT Technician
4 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Quality Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Senior IT Technician
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Technician
4 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Design Leader
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) JSON
1 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.17%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.17%) REST
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.35%) CCTV
5 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Service Management
3 11 (23.91%) Quality Management
4 8 (17.39%) QMS
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Agile
5 7 (15.22%) Internal Audit
6 6 (13.04%) Logistics
6 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security
7 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.87%) SIAM
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Security Management
8 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.52%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.52%) ISMS
9 3 (6.52%) IT Audit
9 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) MCSE
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) MCSA
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.52%) CISA
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (6.52%) QiCA
6 2 (4.35%) CCIE
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) VCDX
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) VCP5
7 1 (2.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (15.22%) QA
4 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.70%) SLA
5 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (4.35%) Def Stans
6 2 (4.35%) GDPR
6 2 (4.35%) GMP
6 2 (4.35%) ISO 22301
7 1 (2.17%) AQAP
7 1 (2.17%) COBIT
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (2.17%) GRC
7 1 (2.17%) ISO 14001
7 1 (2.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) vRealize
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) SAP
4 5 (10.87%) Fujitsu
4 5 (10.87%) Iron Mountain
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) BT
6 2 (4.35%) CenturyLink
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (4.35%) McAfee
6 2 (4.35%) NEC
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.17%) New Relic
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.17%) PTC
7 1 (2.17%) UiPath
7 1 (2.17%) Virgin Media