The table below looks at the statistics for BS15000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS15000 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 15000
Rank 575 550 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing BS15000 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.029% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BS15000
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3828 3488 3301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 7.45% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 2123 1932
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 125 221
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

BS15000
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS15000 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS15000 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BS15000
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS15000 across the England region.

BS15000 Daily Rate Trend in England

BS15000
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS15000 across the England region.

BS15000 Hourly Rate Trend in England

BS15000
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS15000 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 2 £425 -
London - - - - 1
BS15000
UK

BS15000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BS15000 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS15000.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) Service Management
2 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
6 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
7 6 (35.29%) Six Sigma
7 6 (35.29%) OVSD
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) COBIT
9 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (23.53%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
10 3 (17.65%) PMP
10 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
10 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL V2
10 3 (17.65%) MSF
11 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
11 2 (11.76%) CMMI
11 2 (11.76%) ISO 14001
11 2 (11.76%) ITSM
11 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (11.76%) SLA
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

BS15000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BS15000 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS15000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Incident Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Incident Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Management Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Major Incident Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
1 17 (100.00%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) Six Sigma
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) MSF
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL V2
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
8 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
8 2 (11.76%) CMMI
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (11.76%) ITSM
8 2 (11.76%) MOF
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) PMP
4 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.88%) HNC
6 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) BS7799
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint