The first table below looks at the demand for BS25999 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 BS25999 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 25999
Rank 560 535 558
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing BS25999 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -33.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £330 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £347 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £110
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +209.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3931 3560 4125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.64% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2169 2280
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 134 220
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
BS25999
UK

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BS25999
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS25999 across the England region.

BS25999 Daily Rate Trend in England

BS25999
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS25999 across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

BS25999 Daily Rate Histogram in England

BS25999
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 BS25999 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
BS25999
UK

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BS25999 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 BS25999.

1 11 (73.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (40.00%) BCP
3 6 (40.00%) CISA
3 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) CHFI
7 2 (13.33%) CEH
7 2 (13.33%) Economics
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing BS25999 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 BS25999. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Continuity Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Economics
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Continuity
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (40.00%) BCP
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISMS
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISA
1 6 (40.00%) CISM
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 2 (13.33%) CHFI
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Juniper
1 2 (13.33%) F5
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