The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 622 595 585
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Contract jobs citing BS25999 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.066% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £650 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 - £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BS25999
UK

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
4465 4564 4545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.71% 9.00% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2887 2797 2808
Average daily rate £425 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 148 202
Average hourly rate £25.75 £25.50 £19.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +33.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 30 April 2016.

BS25999 Daily Rate Histogram in England

BS25999
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BS25999 Hourly Rate Trend 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £675 -
Midlands - 2 £575 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
BS25999
UK

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) ISO 9000
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (25.00%) COBIT
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) CESG
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) ISO 9000
3 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) COSO
4 2 (16.67%) ISO27002
4 2 (16.67%) MiFID
5 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ISO22301
5 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft