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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 587 564 552
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing BS25999 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£205 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.25% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £415 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £355 £340
% change year-on-year
-42.25% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4186 3954 3575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.12% 8.01% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2725 2416 2175
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 183 134
Average hourly rate £20.82 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.70 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 East -6 7 £200 -
South West - 1 £675 -
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BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (57.14%) BCP
2 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Law
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Network Management
6 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Head of Technology
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) CESG
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (57.14%) BCP
2 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Network Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Intel
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
2 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco